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Conway Castle Wales George Cuitt etching

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The Great Hall at Conway Castle


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Original George Cuitt etching, 1848


Lettered below the image with the title, and 'Drawn and Etched by G. Cuitt.'. Lettered 'Plate 60' top right. From 'Wanderings and Pencillings amongst the ruins of Olden Times', 1848, a compilation of Cuitt's etchings from the early 19th century. Cuitt was a draughtsman and etcher of old buildings especially castles and abbeys in Yorkshire, Chester and North Wales. He studied Piranesi's etchings of Rome and it is clear how much his style is influenced by Piranesi in subject matter and in the manner the ruins are covered with thick vegetation. CONDITION : A couple of tiny pin-holes, only visible when held up to the light.

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artist George Cuitt (1779-1854)
method Etching
date 1848
size 315mm by 255mm / 12 1/2" by 10" (platemark)