Edinburgh from St. Anthony's Chapel by Louis Whirter

Edinburgh from St. Anthonys Chapel by Louis Whirter

Edinburgh from St. Anthony's Chapel

Louis Whirter

Title

Edinburgh from St. Anthony's Chapel

 
Artist

Louis Whirter

  1873 - 1932 (biography)
Year
c. 1910  
Technique
etching 
Image Size
7 7/8 x 12 3/4" image 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
not stated 
Annotations
pencil titled 
Reference
 
Paper
antique-white wove with FATG BXN publishers blindstamps 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
16903 
Price
$350.00 
Description

Also known as Louis Weirter the printmaker was an original member of the Scottish Society of Etchers and exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy, the Paris Salon, and various other worldwide print exhibitions.

A commanding view of the Edinburgh, Scotland, skyline under a partially cloudy sky. To capture this dramatic beauty, Louis Whirter stood in Holyrood Park in central Edinburgh, in or beside what is called St. Anthony’s Chapel, a ruin containing the remaining vaulted stone wall of a nave about which very little is known. Seen from its 12th century footprint is the Crown Steeple of St. Giles Cathedral and stone spire of the Tron Kirk.

Whirter also went by the name Weirter. He was an original member of the Scottish Society of Etchers and he exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy, the Paris Salon, and various other worldwide print exhibitions.