English Artists English Etchings

The Queen Mary’s Tower, Holyrood Palace by Samuel Swarbreck

Another fine tinted Edinburgh  lithograph entitled “The Queen Mary’s Tower, Holyrood Palace Containing Her Private Apartments In Which Rizzio Was Murdered” by the London-born artist Samuel Swarbreck. Dates from 1837 and is one from a folio of 26 tinted lithos issued by Swarbreck in 1839 entitled Sketches in Scotland, Drawn On The Stone From Nature.  Some very light foxing, left, but otherwise in good condition in its original frame and mount. Signed, dated and titled in the plate.

Measures 31 cm wide by 43 cm deep (55 cm by 67 cm in its frame).