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The Fine Art Society in Edinburgh

20th CENTURY PRINTMAKING

15 JANUARY - 10 FEBRUARY 2018


20th CENTURY PRINTMAKING 15 JANUARY - 10 FEBRUARY 2018

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The Fine Art Society in Edinburgh

6 Dundas Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6HZ | +44 (0)131 557 4050 www.fasedinburgh.com | art@fasedinburgh.com


1. JOHN RANKINE BARCLAY (1884-1962)

St Andrews Golf Club signed in pencil to margin etching and drypoint | 8 x 9 1/2 inches provenance: Wishart Brown Ltd, Glasgow


2. SIR DAVID YOUNG CAMERON ra rsa hrsw re (1865-1945)

Ben Ledi 1911; initialled in plate; signed in pencil to margin in the first state of two etching and drypoint | 15 x 11 3/4 inches provenance: Mr J C Weir; Wishart Brown Ltd, Glasgow exhibited: Empire Exhibition, Scotland, 1938; Fine Art institute 1940-1941; Cameron Memorial Exhibition, Edinburgh, Glasgow and other cities and towns in Scotland, 1947-48. Other impressions exhibited at the Royal Academy, London, 1911, no.1405; Walker Art Gallery, 1911 and 1933; Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1919; Royal Glasgow Institute, 1937; Another impression is in the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland. literature: Frank Rinder, D. Y. Cameron, An Illustrated Catalogue of His Etched Work, James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow, 1912, no.424; Bill Smith, D.Y. Cameron. The Visions of the Hills, Atelier Books Edinburgh, 1992, ill. p.78


3. SIR DAVID YOUNG CAMERON ra rsa hrsw re (1865-1945)

Ben Lomond 1923; signed in plate; signed in pencil to margin in the sixth (final) state etching and drypoint | 10 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches exhibited: an impression was exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, 1926. Impressions are in the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, the Art Institute Chicago, and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia literature:Â Frank Rinder, D. Y. Cameron, An Illustrated Catalogue of his Etchings and Dry-Points, 1887-1932, Jackson Wylie, Glasgow, 1932, no.468


4. SIR DAVID YOUNG CAMERON ra rsa hrsw re (1865-1945)

Doge’s Palace 1902; signed in plate; signed in pencil to margin in the second (final) state etching and drypoint | 9 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches exhibited: an impression was exhibited at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1919. Impressions are in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa literature: Frank Rinder, D. Y. Cameron, An Illustrated Catalogue of His Etched Work, James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow, 1912, no.326


5. JAMES McBEY (1883-1959)

Laguna Veneta 1926; signed and numbered II/L in pen to margin; in the published state (British edition) etching | 7 x 14 3/4 inches

provenance: Wishart Brown Ltd, Glasgow exhibited: impressions are in the collections of Aberdeen Art Gallery and the National M Literature: Martin Hardie, Etchings and Dry Points from 1902 to 1924 by James McBey, P. &


Museum of Art, Washington DC & D. Colnaghi, London, 1925, no.227


6. JAMES McBEY (1883-1959)

Mirage 1928; signed and inscribed ‘Venice, 24 September 1925’ in plate; signed and numbered XIII/L in pen to margin; titled ‘Mirage’ in another hand on edge of sheet; in the published state (British edition) etching | 10 3/4 x 16 3/4 inches exhibited: impressions are in the collections of Aberdeen Art Gallery and the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Literature: Martin Hardie, Etchings and Dry Points from 1902 to 1924 by James McBey, P. & D. Colnaghi, London, 1925, no.238


7. JAMES McBEY (1883-1959)

The Passing Gondola 1926; signed and inscribed ‘Venice 21 September 1925’ in plate; signed and numbered XXXII in pen to margin; in the published state; edition of 80 (British edition) etching | 8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches provenance: James Connell & Sons, Glasgow exhibited: impressions are in the collections of Aberdeen Art Gallery; the British Museum, London; and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London Literature: Martin Hardie, Etchings and Dry Points from 1902 to 1924 by James McBey, P. & D. Colnaghi, London, 1925, no.230


8. JAMES McBEY (1883-1959)

The White Palace 1930; signed and inscribed ‘Venice 21 September 1925’ in plate; signed and numbered XIV/L in pen to margin; in the published state (British edition) etching | 14 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches provenance: W. B. Simpson, Glasgow exhibited: impressions are in the collections of Aberdeen Art Gallery; the British Museum, London; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the National Museum of Art, Washington DC; and the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Literature: Martin Hardie, Etchings and Dry Points from 1902 to 1924 by James McBey, P. & D. Colnaghi, London, 1925, no.246


9. SIR HENRY GEORGE RUSHBURY ra (1889-1968)

Carceri, San Gimignano 1925; signed in pencil to margin; titled, inscribed and editioned

90 in pencil to sheet margin; inscribed ‘Own collection, F.R.’ to sheet by Florence Rushbury drypoint | 6 1/2 x 10 inches

provenance: the artist’s collection, thence by inheritance to his widow, Florence Rushbury exhibited: impressions are in the collections of the British Museum, London; and the Fine Art Museums of San Francisco Literature: Julia Rushbury, Henry Rushbury Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2010, no.51


10. FRITZ EICHENBERG (1901-1990)

The Subway 1934; signed, titled and editioned 200 in pencil to margin woodcut | 6 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches exhibited: impressions were exhibited at The Fine Art Society, London, 1979; and in American Prints 1900-1950, Yale University Art Gallery, Connecticut, 1983. Impressions are in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; and the the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC


11. WILLIAM WILSON rsa rsw (1905-1972)

The Duck Pond 1936; monogrammed in plate; signed in pencil to margin etching | 5 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches exhibited: an impression is in the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh


12. WILLIAM WILSON rsa rsw (1905-1972)

The Farm, 1929 signed, titled, dated 1929 and numbered 4/25 in pencil to margin etching | 6 1/4 x 5 inches exhibited: an impression is in the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh


13. WILLIAM WILSON rsa rsw (1905-1972)

The Farm (with figure) signed in plate; signed, titled and numbered 3/10 in pencil to margin etching and drypoint | 6 x 5 1/4 inches


14. WILLIAM WILSON rsa rsw (1905-1972)

Fishing Village inscribed ‘This is a trial. Tell me if it is any good / Willie’ wood engraving | 4 3/4 x 6 inches


15. WILLIAM WILSON rsa rsw (1905-1972)

From my Studio Window monogrammed in plate; signed, titled and dated ‘23 Dec 1935, Edinburgh’ in pencil to margin etching | 4 1/2 x 4 inches exhibited: an impression is in the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh


16. WILLIAM WILSON rsa rsw (1905-1972)

Frozen Pond and Barn signed and numbered ‘1 of 2 prints hand pulled’ in pencil to margin wood engraving | 8 x 9 1/2 inches provenance: the collection of Edgar Holloway


17. WILLIAM WILSON rsa rsw (1905-1972)

Pieta signed and titled in pencil to margin linocut | 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches


18. WILLIAM WILSON rsa rsw (1905-1972)

Rothenburg ob der Tauber signed, titled, dated 1929 and numbered 17/30 in pencil to margin etching | 8 x 6 inches exhibited: an impression is in the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh


19. WILLIAM WILSON rsa rsw (1905-1972)

Sea Wall 1936; signed, dated and titled in pen to margin; inscribed ‘With Best Wishes for Christmas and New Year, Willie Wilson’ inside card etching | 6 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches exhibited: an impression is in the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh


20. WILLIAM WILSON rsa rsw (1905-1972)

St Monance signed in plate; signed and titled in pencil to margin etching | 9 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches Literature: Fiona Pearson, William Wilson 1905-1972, Scottish Masters series no.19, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, pg.24


21. WILLIAM WILSON rsa rsw (1905-1972)

Swanston Farm 1937; monogrammed in plate; signed in pencil to margin; titled in pencil on sheet etching | 5 3/4 x 4 inches exhibited: an impression is in the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh


22. WILLIAM WILSON rsa rsw (1905-1972)

A View of Edinburgh monogrammed in plate; signed and dated 1928 in pencil to margin etching | 7 x 5 1/2 inches exhibited: an impression is in the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh


23. JAMES McINTOSH PATRICK rsa (1907-1998)

Glencoe 1928; signed and dated 28 in plate; signed and numbered 30/75 in pencil to margin etching | 6 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches Additional impressions from the edition are available unframed


24. JAMES McINTOSH PATRICK rsa (1907-1998)

Loch Lomond signed and dated 1928 in plate; signed and numbered 27/75 in pencil to margin etching | 4 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches exhibited: an impression is in the collection of the British Museum, London Additional impressions from the edition are available unframed


25. JAMES McINTOSH PATRICK rsa (1907-1998)

The Pass of Glencoe signed, titled ‘The Pass of Glencoe, from the study’, and dated 1928 in plate; signed and numbered 47/75 in pencil to margin etching | 5 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches exhibited: impressions are in the collections of the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh; the McManus Gallery, Dundee, and the British Museum, London Additional impressions from the edition are available unframed


26. JAMES McINTOSH PATRICK rsa (1907-1998)

Rocky Landscape, Rosshire 1933; signed and dated 33 in plate; signed and numbered 18/75 in pencil to margin etching | 6 x 8 inches


27. GEORGE WILLIAM LENNOX PATERSON (1915-1986)

Hen Harrier signed, titled and numbered 7/100 in pencil to margin woodcut | 7 3/4 x 6 inches


28. DAVID SINCLAIR (b.1937)

Broken Shelf signed, titled and numbered 4/12 in pencil to margin etching | 8 x 9 1/2 inches provenance: the artist’s studio


29. DAVID SINCLAIR (b.1937)

Jugs on Table signed, titled and numbered 2/25 in pencil to margin etching | 23 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches provenance: the artist’s studio


30. DAVID SINCLAIR (b.1937)

Timetable signed, titled and numbered 1/25 in pencil to margin etching | 14 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches provenance: the artist’s studio


31. DAVID SINCLAIR (b.1937)

Waiting signed, titled and numbered 6/20 in pencil to margin etching | 11 3/4 x 14 1/4 inches provenance: the artist’s studio


32. DAVID SINCLAIR (b.1937)

The Wall Beside an Armoire signed, titled and numbered 2/10 in pencil to margin etching | 14 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches provenance: the artist’s studio


The Fine Art Society in Edinburgh

6 Dundas Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6HZ +44 (0)131 557 4050 www.fasedinburgh.com art@fasedinburgh.com Published by The Fine Art Society in Edinburgh for the exhibition

20th CENTURY PRINTMAKING held at 6 Dundas Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6HZ from 15 January to 10 February 2018

Catalogue © The Fine Art Society in Edinburgh Images © The Fine Art Society in Edinburgh; John McKenzie Photography All rights reserved Front cover (detail): 13. William Wilson, The Farm (with figure) Inside front cover (detail): 4. Sir David Young Cameron, Doge’s Palace Left (detail): 26. James McIntosh Patrick, Rocky Landscape, Rosshire Back cover (detail): 6. James McBey, Mirage


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20th Century Printmaking  

15 January - 10 February 2018

20th Century Printmaking  

15 January - 10 February 2018

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