David Young Cameron (1865 – 1945)
Born in Glasgow, painter and printmaker David Cameron studied at the Glasgow School of Art and subsequently at the Edinburgh Schools of Art. He became a skilled etcher and was strongly influenced by the work of Rembrandt and Whistler. Cameron enjoyed an international following among collectors, and received numerous awards and medals for his work. He became a member of the International Society of Sculptors, Painters, and Gravers, founded by Whistler in 1898 and regularly exhibited there, in addition to membership in numerous academies, institutes, and societies. In 1917, Cameron was commissioned by the Canadian Government to paint the war in France. He was knighted in 1924 and was a Trustee of both the Tate and Scottish National Galleries. He died at Perth, Scotland.
A Norman Village
Etching & aquatint, 1904; edition not stated. Image size 7” x 5¼”; sheet size 16-5/8” x 13-3/8”. Published by Macmillan & Co., London. A well-inked impression in very good overall condition.
Etching and drypoint, 1915; edition of 98. Image size 8¾" x 16½"; sheet size 12-3/8" x 19-5/8". Signed in the plate and in pencil by the artist in the lower margin. A fine impression in fine condition. Handsomely framed in an archival mount.
Tewkesbury Abbey is located in Gloucestershire. The site has been occupied since the early eighth century. In the twelfth century, it was re-established as a Benedictine abbey and remains one of the finest such establishments in the United Kingdom. Rinder 457.