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  Stephen Parrish   (1846-1938)

 
  LONDON BRIDGE, 1884-85. Schneider 109. Signed, titled, and dated in the plate. The foreground boat is named "Kent/ No. 109." Please look at the detail photographs in the next two entries to appreciate Parrish's wonder at this scene and his skill at drawing all of it. He wrote to his father, "The Thames alone is a treasure house for an artist, and the scene below London Bridge a never ending delight to one fond of water-craft & shipping." Printed on laid paper, and bears the Parrish Estate stamp verso.In fine condition except for some marginal smudges.

 
 
  Etching, 12 1/8 x 19 inches. SOLD.
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