Elisha Kirkall - 1734 Mezzotint, Paul Preaching at Athens / Raphael Cartoons
DescriptionElisha Kirkall - Original 1734 Mezzotint. Printed in green ink. Published by Elisha Kirkall 1734. From a set of 7 Raphael Cartoons. Sanders of Oxford had this on sale for £400. Unsigned. On laid. Light impression otherwise good condition.Elisha Kirkall (c.1682 - 1742) was a printmaker, traditionally wrongly called 'Edward'. born in Sheffield, and believed to have worked in London c.1700. Kirkall worked in a wide variety of types and genres and pioneered a unique chariscuro technique in the 1720s combining woodcut, etching and mezzotint.For more information please click here.
32.5 x 41.5cm (12.8" x 16.3")Sheet: 37.1 x 42.5cm (14.6" x 16.7") Plate: 35.1 x 41.6cm (13.8" x 16.4")
From the Christopher Lennox-Boyd collection. We recently acquired a number of fine Mezzotints previously owned by Chris Lennox-Boyd, owner of the finest collection of British Mezzotints in private hands. You can read more about him here.
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|Dimensions||32.5 x 41.5cm|
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