T. A. Wood, Fortified Town - Original late 19th-century charcoal drawing


£27.00



An original late 19th-century charcoal drawing, T. A. Wood Fortified Town.

A competent and attractive drawing depicting a country fortified town on a river.

Signed lower right.
In good condition for its age, laid down on thin card.
23cm x 33cm.
Unframed.

This drawing is from a collection we have by V. Leuliette, dated between 1887 and 1889. The drawings in this collection are continental in subject; they are likely to be French. The charcoal medium is enlivened by touches of white bodycolour. The artist is working in a landscape art tradition; the compositions show an appreciation of the picturesque, with pleasingly placed crumbling ruins, distant rivers and figures in the landscape, including one in which an artist surveys the view beyond.

JA-751


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