An image of Poverty

William Strang

(Scotland 03 Feb 1859 – 12 Apr 1921)

Poverty

Location
Not on display
Further information

William Strang was the chief pupil of Alphonse Legros, whose paramount influence is apparent. Strang made over 700 etchings and engravings between 1880 and 1920. His oeuvre consists of pseudo-classical subjects, contemporary scenes and portraits. As well as intaglio prints, Strang also produced a number of woodcuts and contributed illustrations to the ‘Yellow Book’ 1895, and The Dome 1898-1900. Strang exhibited with the Society of Painter-Etchers from 1881. He was elected ARA in 1906 and RA (engraver) in 1921.

Year
1885
Media
Print
Medium
etching and engraving
Dimensions
17.3 x 22.2 cm platemark
Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Wm Strang". Not dated.

Credit
European Art Collection Benefactors' Fund 2011
Accession number
238.2011
Provenance
Day Fine Art, Blackheath/New South Wales/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from Day Fine Art 2011