Gabrielle de Vaux Clements


A drypoint etching from 1883. The plate measures 6 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches on 8 1/2 x 14 1/4 inch laid paper. A well inked impression with plate toning and a rich drypoint burr. Plate signed and dated in the lower right. Clements studied with Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and etching with Stephen Parrish before moving to Baltimore where she lived and taught for over 15 years.


This is an original etching of Baltimore by American artist Gabrielle Clements.  It was created and printed in 1924.  This etching is signed and dated in the plate lower left and also hand signed in pencil lower right border. This etching has an image size of  10 1/4X12 1/2 inches.  Fine use of plate tone in the street and sky.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  In the foreground is a Battle Monument, created in 1825 and dedicated to the those fighters who fought against the  British incursion of 1815...