Hans Fincke - A Pair of Early 19th C. Engravings, Blackfriars and London Bridges
A pair of steel line engravings by Hans Fincke (1800-1849) with later hand-colouring after Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (1792-1864), from the part-work series 'Tombleson's Views of the Thames and Medway', published London 1833-1834. One depicts the Blackfriars Bridge which was demolished and replaced in 1860, featuring cargo vessels in the foreground and St Paul's Cathedral in the background. There is a label to the reverse with details about the work and artist. The second depicts London Bridge, with similar dockyard workers in the foreground and the city skyline in the background. Both presented glazed in white mounts with gold detailing and thin distressed gilt-effect frames. Both signed in plate.On wove.
There is some foxing and discolouration to both, primarily to the edges of the London Bridge print. Some scuffs to both frames. Overall both in good condition.
16.3 x 20.9cm (6.4" x 8.2")Framed Size: 34.6 x 39.6cm (13.6" x 15.6")
Blackfriars Road, London, Greater London, United Kingdom, SE1 9UD
|Date||Early 19th Century|
|Dimensions||16.3 x 20.9cm|
|Subject||Architecture & Cityscapes|
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