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Gateway Caernarvon Castle Wales George Cuitt etching

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Gateway of Caernarvon Castle, North Wales

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Original George Cuitt etching, 1848
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Lettered below the image with the title, and 'Drawn and Etched by G Cuitt, Chester, 1812'. Lettered 'Plate 63' 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.
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artist George Cuitt (1779-1854)
method Etching
date 1848 (originally 1812)
size 255mm by 315mm (platemark)
SKU VW305