Michael Chaplin - Signed & Framed 20th Century Etching, Three Trawlers
DescriptionA detailed coastal etching by the artist Michael Chaplin RE (b.1943). Well-known for his etchings, in this particular piece the artist has used subtle colouring and dynamic but detailed areas to define the composition. With artist's proof. Signed in the lower right hand corner. Well presented in a cream card mount and wooden frame with gilt effect detailing. Signed and inscribed. On wove.
Overall in good condition. There is some discolouration and foxing on the mount. The frame is in good condition with a few minor scuffs on the edges.
36 x 44cm (14.2" x 17.3")Framed Size: 58.5 x 64cm (23" x 25.2")
Printmaker born at St. Neots in Huntingdonshire. He studied graphic design at Watford College of Art, 1961-64. After a three year period of teaching, he went on to develop his printmaking skills by enrolling for a postgraduate course at Brighton College of Art, 1967-68. Since then time he has lectured on printmaking at various Art colleges & Polytechnics. Chaplin is a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition as well as the Royal Watercolour Society open exhibition. He was elected an Associate of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in 1968. Having served as honorary secretary for three years he is now vice-president. He was elected an Associate of the RWS in 1993 and has written an encyclopaedia on Watercolour Techniques. He has work in public and private collections which include Daily Express and King Constantine of the Hellenes.
|Dimensions||36 x 44cm|
|Subject||Seascape & Coastal|
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