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Russell Reeve, RBA, RE 'Caparica, Portugal'

An original etching with aquatint, pencil signed by the artist lower right, titled 'Caparica, Portugal' lower left, numbered 7 from an edition of 50 etchings only, and with a dedication to two friends of the artist. Caparica is situated to the south of Lisbon, between the capital and Setubal. Although not dated we have had previously had similar Portuguese etchings by Reeve dated 1960. This work is likely to be from around that date. The etching is in good condition although not examined out of the frame, which appears to be the original. There are several sailors depicted in this image and they appear to us to be wearing the uniforms of Royal Navy personnel. We have other works available by this artist, please enquire or see our website.

About 10.8 x 14.8 inches plate size and about 18.9 x 22.9 inches framed size

The price is inclusive of delivery to Great Britain mainland. Please enquire of us for shipping costs to other destinations.

Russell Sidney Reeve, RBA, RE (1895-1970) was a well known painter and printmaker, born at Hethersett in Norfolk. Reeve studied at the Slade School under Tonks and Steer and at the Royal College of Art. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1927, the New English Art Club from 1921, Royal Society of British Artists, London Group, etc, and his work is represented in many public collections, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Tate Gallery, UCL Art Museum, Bruce Castle Museum Haringey, and Colchester & Ipswich Museums Service. He worked extensively in East Anglia, and also in Europe, often in Spain and Portugal.

  • Period: 1960s
    • Price: £140.00
    • €165 Euro
    • $192 US Dollar
  • Location: Sussex
    • Dimensions: H: 18.9cm (7.44in)
    • W: 22.9cm (9.02in)
    • D: 0cm (0.00in)