After Work.1888. Etching and mezzotint. Binyon 114; David Strang 8, William Strang 551. 2 7/8 x 4 (sheet 4 1/4 x 5 7/16). A rich impression printed on cream laid paper. Printed by David Strang. Annotated in pencil, 'David Strang imp' and 'Wm Strang fec. DS'. The artist is the right-hand figure in the image. $175.
Portrait of Dr. Thomas Graham Balfour. c. 1883. Etching. 8 3/4 x 6 1/4. One unobtrusive foxing spot; otherwise fine condition. Printed with plate tone printed on cream wove paper. Signed in the plate. Housed in a handsome 17 x 13 7/8-inch black frame with gold highlights. $175.
Fried Fish. 1912. Engraving and drypoint.David Strang 656.ii, William Strang 538.ii. 13 7/8 x 17 4/4 (sheet 15 1/4 x 29 5/8). A rich impression with tonal wiping printed on cream wove paper. Printed by David Strang. Annotated in pencil, 'David Strang imp' [printed]and 'Final st.' [state] and 'Wm Strang fec. DS'. [drew it. David Strang]. $650.
Portrait of Sir Francis Seymour Haden. 1883. Etching. 10 7/8 x 6 7/8 (sheet 14 x 9 7/8). As published in English Etchings part 36, with their blindstamp, lower left. A fine impression with plate tone printed on cream wove paper. Signed and dated in the plate. $350.
Potrait of Alfred, Lord Tennyson. 1897. Etching. Binyon 310. 11 13/16 x 9 3/4 (sheet 17 7/8 x 13 1/4). Printed on 'J.Whatman' laid paper, on the full sheet with deckle edges. Signed in pencil. $1,250.
Self Portrait, No. 4. Etching. David Strang 55, William Strang 724. 5 1/8 x 3 7/8 (7 1/2 x 5 1/16). A rich impression with plate tone, printed on cream laid paper by David Strang. Annotated in pencil 'David Strang imp' [printed]and 'Wm Strang fec.[created] DS.' $200.
British painter, etcher, and draughtsman. He was born in Dumbarton, where he was briefly apprenticed to a shipbuilding firm before moving to London (he lived there for the rest of his life) and studying at the Slade School of Art, 1876–80. Under the guidance of Alphonse Legros he took up etching and it was in this field that he originally made a name for himself. By the mid-1890s he had an international reputation, but from this time he turned increasingly to painting, and after the turn of the century he was regarded more as a painter-etcher than an etcher-painter.
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