Walcot R.E., Hon.R.I.B.A.
1874 – 1943 Ditchling, Sussex)
E H-L 152. 171 x 283 mm. Etching with drypoint and
Signed in pencil. Published by the
Fine Art Society. Edition of 75. Numbered in pencil
75/75 and inscribed the
last. Printed in brown-black ink on wove.
Information about the Print
impression was exhibited at the mixed ‘group’ show
of ‘Recent Etchings’ at the Fine Art
Society, October 1928.
Romans, and particularly Marc Antony, in Egypt
was a subject of continuing interest to Walcot.
In 1913 Dickins had published his first plate on
the theme of ‘Antony in Egypt’, A
Visit to Cleopatra followed in 1916 by A
Visit to the Temple of Isis, Morning of the Festival (or Egyptian
Temple, Morning of the Festival) and Walcot
returns to the theme in other plates in later years.