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"The Entrance of Warwick Castle from the Lower Court " 1775
CRE SANDBY, Paul; (English; 1725-1809) PUB Boydell, John; (English; 1719-1804)
printed in brown ink on laid paper
34.0 x 47.6
"No. 2" "Publish'd Jan.y 1776 by J.Boydell, Cheapside" "P.Sandby Fecit"
This is plate 2 from the set of four large views of Warwick Castle dedicated to George Greville, 2nd Earl of Warwick. According to Bruce Robertson, George Greville and his brother Charles were pupils of Sandby, and it was Charles that communicated to him the secret of aquatint. Complete sets such as the one in the Hunterian collection are rare.
TOPOGRAPHICAL PRINT : HUNTER 2007 : MEDIEVAL CASTLE : EARLY AQUATINT :