Elisha Kirkall - 1734 Mezzotint, Christ's Charge to Peter / Raphael Cartoons
DescriptionElisha Kirkall - Original 1734 Mezzotint. Printed in red 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 with one small closed 1cm tear to bottom not affecting image. Trimmed at plate.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.
36 x 51cm (14.2" x 20.1")
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||36 x 51cm|
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