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Lismore Castle. 1919. Engraving and drypoint. Wright 7.ii. 6 1/2 x 9 13/16 (sheet 8 7/8 x 11 3/8). Edition 60 in this state (total 61 proofs). A rich impression printed with plate tone, on cream-colored laid paper with deckle edges on 3 sides. Signed in pencil. $275.
Roman Ruins (Thermae of Caracalla). 1926. Drypoint. Wright 38.iii. 8 3/16 x 14 1/2 (sheet 11 1/4 x 17 7/8). Edition 60 in this state (total 62 proofs). A rich impression printed with plate tone, on cream-colored 'hand[made]' laid paper with full margins. Signed in pencil. $375.
Job Nixon was a native of the Potteries in Staffordshire. At the age of 18 he won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art, London and after World War I studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London and was awarded another scholarship to enter the British School of Engraving in Rome. In all he produced over 75 etchings and drypoints, mostly landscapes and often scenes in France or Italy.
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