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GREEN, William.


[Sixty Studies from Nature in Cumberland Westmorland and Lancashire]
Ambleside: W. Green 1808-1810..

12 (of 60) soft ground etched plates each 53 x 73 cm. Bound in contemporary boards, manuscript title lable to upper cover "Green's Views of the Lakes. Vol 1" Ex libris George Bella Greenough.

The first twelve plates from this series comprising

1. Coniston Water
Drawn and engraved by William Green and published at Ambleside June 24th 1810
2. Wast Water
Drawn and engraved by William Green and published at Ambleside June 24th 1808
3. Yewdale near Coniston
Drawn and engraved by William Green and published at Ambleside June 24th 1810
4. Helvelly from the foot of Leathes Water
Drawn and engraved by William Green and published at Ambleside Aug 1st, 1809
5. Islands on Derwent Water from Castlerigg
Drawn and engraved by William Green and published at Ambleside June 24th 1810
6. Derwent water from Crow Park
Drawn and engraved by William Green and published at Ambleside June 24th 1810
7.Falcon Crag on Derwent Water
Drawn and engraved by William Green and published at Ambleside June 24th 1810
8. Bowder Stone
Drawn and engraved by William Green and published at Ambleside June 24th 1808 (short marginal tear)
9. Langdale Pikes from Oak How
Drawn and engraved by William Green and published at Ambleside Aug 1st, 1809
10. Langdale Head
Drawn and engraved by William Green and published at Ambleside Aug 1st, 1809
11. Dove Crag in Hartshope
Drawn and engraved by William Green and published at Ambleside June 24th 1808
12. Gimmer Crag in Langdale
Drawn and engraved by William Green and published at Ambleside Aug 1st, 1809

William Green (1760–1823) was an English artist, poet, writer, and landscape painter, from 1800 living in Ambleside and with a studio in Keswick
In 1819 he completed his major work The Tourist's New Guide to the Lake District. By 1820 his constitution was weakened by constant exposure to the elements.
He died in April 1823 and was buried at Grasmere. His friend Wordsworth wrote his epitaph.

Price £ 1250.00
Stock Code 51329
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