Published 22nd February 2013
This etching (EX63/56) has great depth of tone, which explains a GSPE blind stamp that indicates it was exhibited at the Glasgow Society of Painters and Etchers. A pencil inscription confirms this and dates it at 1926. The artist is William Robert Hay [1886-1964]. William Robert Hay was a painter, etcher and lettering artist who as a student won The Kings Prize for Perspective at the Westminster School of Art.
William Robert Hay etching Trafalgar Square
The etching, which is part of a strong group of 20th Century pictures in the selected picture auction to be held on 26th February 2013 at the Okehampton Street Saleroom in