Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Mystery Solved (Thanks, mp.kunst): original etching by listed artist William Walcot

In Art Deco > Show & Tell and Posters and Prints > Etchings > Show & Tell.
ho2cultcha's loves618 of 19024Carved Wooly Mammoth Ivory of  some kind of animals A Tiny Tintype - Postage Stamp Format
13
Love it
0
Like it

kwqdkwqd loves this.
ho2cultchaho2cultcha loves this.
ElisabethanElisabethan loves this.
MrstyndallMrstyndall loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
BrunswickBrunswick loves this.
kyratangokyratango loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
AnythingObscureAnythingObscure loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
yougottahavestuffyougottahavestuff loves this.
NewfldNewfld loves this.
See 11 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 10 months ago

    freiheit
    (1195 items)

    I found these two pictures today. Somehow they spoke to me but I would like to find out more about them before I put them on my walls (or maybe not).

    Both pictures are images of a big city. One of the images shows buildings still under construction. I would guess that the place is somewhere in North America and the time might have been 1930-1940's. I don't recognize neither the buildings nor the cars but somehow the images have a Art Deco feeling. Allthogh the pictures seem to have been executed with quite some technical skill, I wouldn't say that they are very creative.

    I was tempted to open up the frame to see if there is more information but so far I have resisted this urge. I don't even know if the tow pictures are prints or etchings. The paper seems to be of good quality and there is a raised border visible around the images.

    Both pictures are signed in pencil but I can not figure out what the name is.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks for looking:)

    Mystery Solved
    logo
    Art Deco
    See all
    VINTAGE ART DECO MENS LONGINES 17J ROSE GOLD FILLED DRIVERS WRISTWATCH WATCH
    VINTAGE ART DECO MENS LONGINES 17J ...
    $158
    VINTAGE 40s FARNSWORTH BULLET ART DECO & SWIRLED CATALIN COLORS BAKELITE RADIO
    VINTAGE 40s FARNSWORTH BULLET ART D...
    $804
    HAMILTON 1948 Art Deco 14K Gold Filled 17J. Cal 747 ORIGINAL CLEAN DIAL RUNS BOX
    HAMILTON 1948 Art Deco 14K Gold Fil...
    $201
    Antique Art Deco Brass Figural Dog Pocket Watch & Match Holder + Cigar Cutter
    Antique Art Deco Brass Figural Dog ...
    $31
    logo
    VINTAGE ART DECO MENS LONGINES 17J ROSE GOLD FILLED DRIVERS WRISTWATCH WATCH
    VINTAGE ART DECO MENS LONGINES 17J ...
    $158
    See all

    Comments

    1. yougottahavestuff yougottahavestuff, 10 months ago
      Your first pic shows what looks like a British Phone Booth bottom left corner??
      Stuff
    2. mp.kunst mp.kunst, 10 months ago
      All the answers to your questions:

      https://www.loveantiques.com/antique-art/etchings/original-etching-london-signed-by-listed-artist-william-walcot-re-honriba-(1874-%E2%80%93-1943)-marsham-street-westminster-1936-108838
    3. mp.kunst mp.kunst, 10 months ago
      And this is number two:

      https://chrisbeetles.com/artwork/6942/a-corner-of-berkeley-square
    4. mp.kunst mp.kunst, 10 months ago
      For the first web address, you must copy the entire address or use this website:

      https://elizabethharvey-lee.com/exhibitions/walcot/walcot31_marsham_street.htm
    5. freiheit freiheit, 10 months ago
      OMG! yougottahavestuff, you spotted the phone booth! I was looking on the wrong continent! Thanks for your observation and comment!
    6. freiheit freiheit, 10 months ago
      You solved the mystery, mp.kunst!
      Thank you so much for your help! I would have never, ever found the artist! How did you get this so fast figured out?
      Gudrun
    7. freiheit freiheit, 10 months ago
      Thanks so much for the love, vetraio50:)
    8. freiheit freiheit, 10 months ago
      Thanks for the love, Jenni:)
    9. freiheit freiheit, 10 months ago
      Many thanks for loving my items, AnythingObscure and fortapache:)
    10. freiheit freiheit, 10 months ago
      Also many thanks, Brunswick and kyratango :)
    11. valentino97 valentino97, 10 months ago
      I don't want to open links - what was the mystery solved here?
    12. freiheit freiheit, 10 months ago
      Hi Mary, I didn't know who made these two etchings, mainly because I couldn't read the signature and I was looking for the images in the US, but they are in England. No wonder I couldn't find them.
      From Wikipedia:

      "William Walcot RE (10 March 1874 ā€“ 21 May 1943) was a British architect graphic artist and etcher, notable as a practitioner of refined Art Nouveau (Style Moderne) in Moscow, Russia. His trademark Lady's Head keystone ornament became the easily recognisable symbol of Russian Style Moderne. In 1920sā€“1930s, he concentrated on graphic art and was praised as the best architectural draftsman in London..."

      I opened the links. They seem to be safe.
    13. freiheit freiheit, 9 months ago
      Thanks so much for stopping by and loving my pictures, Mrstyndall, Manikin, and blunderbuss2 :)
    14. freiheit freiheit, 9 months ago
      Many thanks for the love, ho2cultcha and Elisabethan :)

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.