Nevinson, C.R.W. (1889-1946), 'Le Pont Royal, Paris', Etching and Aquatint, 1922

'Le Pont Royal, Paris', Etching and Aquatint, 1922


Signed by the artist in pencil. Edition of 40. Printed on wove F J Head and Co watermarked paper.

‘Le Pont Royale’ is one of three images Nevinson completed of the famous bridges of Paris, the others being ‘Pont des Arts’ (1922) and ‘Pont Neuf’ (1922). This print can be viewed as Nevinson paying homage to both the great 19th century French etcher Charles Meryon, and the masters of 19th century Japanese woodblock printing such as Hiroshige and Hokusai

Image Size 27.5 x 42.8 cm
Paper Size 38.6 x 56.5 cm
Reference Black, Jonathan, 'C.R.W. Nevinson The Complete Prints', 2014, cat. 94

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