Current Inventory by William Strang

The Prodigal Son

Artist: William Strang

William Strang (1859-1921), The Prodigal Son, 1882, etching and drypoint, signed and dated in the plate lower right. Reference: Binyon 10. In excellent condition (an oil stain upper right margin well outside of the image). On a cream laid paper with margins, 6 7/8 x 7 7/8, the sheet 9 1/2 x 10 inches. A fine strong impression. Strang was one of the original members of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers, and his work was a part of their first exhibition in 1881. Some of his early plates were published in The Portfolio and other art magazines. Strang was a […]

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Le Bourg de Batz

Artist: William Strang
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    William Strang (1859-1921), Le Bourg de Batz, etching and drypoint on copper, 1913, signed in pencil lower right [also signed and dated in the plate].  Reference: Binyon 654, only state, edition of 58. In very good condition, printed in black/brown ink on an ivory laid paper, with full margins, 16 3/4 x 13 3/4, the sheet 20 x 17 1/2 inches. A fine strong impression of this large composition.  Printed with a light veil of plate tone. Le Bourg de Batz is a commune in western France; the town lies between the Bay of Biscay and its salt marshes, […]

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Mother Earth

Artist: William Strang
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  William Strang (1859-1921), Mother Earth, 1897, etching, drypoint, aquatint (listed in Binyon as etching mezzotint); signed in pencil lower right, and signed by the printer David Strang and inscribed “imp” lower left. Reference: Binyon 312, 35 proofs. With the notation in pencil lower margin “406 (312) final state.” In excellent condition, with margins, 7 3/4 x 6, the sheet 10 1/8 x 7. A fine impression, printed with carefully wiped plate tone, so that the figure of Mother Earth and children is stands out; much tone is left on the top and central hilly area, and a subtle veil […]

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