CORWEN c1813 J G Wood
CORWEN c1813 by J G Wood from Rivers of Wales.
Method: Etching, soft ground etched plate
Creator: Drawn and etched by John George Wood, F.S.A.
Published: From "The Principal Rivers of Wales" A Series of Views from The Source of Each River to its Mouth c1813
Condition: A fine example with good plate mark, dated in plate, produced on 'J. Whatman' paper
Approx engraved area: 6" x 9" (150mm x 230mm) Reduced sheet approx 9.5" x 13".
Notes: These etchings were produced in imitation of his original chalk drawings. Wood, John George, or Rev J. G. Wood, was an artist of considerable talent, and a lecturer on Perspective and the art of Drawing. Also a very prolific writer on natural history, though rather as a populariser than as a scientific investigator, and was in this way very successful.