School of Art
Prints / PR2121
La Porte Guillaume, Chatres
Etching in black on cream laid paper
321 x 207 mm.
Gift: Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth 1999
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River with gateway towers and bridge, Chartres, France; foreground, reflections in a swift flowing river; middleground, on the left, riverside houses and figures on a two arched bridge, on the right, an embankment and railings, in the centre, a large gateway tower with slit windows and round castellated walls; background, houses; sky, stormy. Etched in fine detail with cross hatching, hatching and curvilinear lines. Stopping out and some wiping. A stamp on the reverse depicts a Renaissance? man holding a paper. Text on image, signboard on house, 'CAFÉ ET BILLARD'