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"Warwick Castle from the Loge Hill" 1778
CRE SANDBY, Paul; (English; 1725-1809) PUB Boydell, John; (English; 1719-1804)
printed in brown ink on laid paper
"To the Right Honorable George Greville Earl of Warwick &c. &c. This and the following Views of his Ancient and Magnificent Castle, are humbly Inscribed by his Lordships most Obedient and most Humble Servant Paul Sandy RA."
"No.1"; "Publish'd Jan.y 1776 by J. Boydell, Cheapside" "P.Sandby Fecit"
This is plate 1 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.
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