C1742

The south east view of Flint Castle.

Scarce C.18th engraving of the ruin of Flint Castle. From Buck’s, Antiquities and Views of Castles & Abbeys of England and Wales.

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S/N: AAVOC-066-UK-WALES–373485
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Details

Full Title:

The south east view of Flint Castle.

Date:

C1742

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

375mm 
x 190mm

Paper Size: 

450mm 
x 266mm
AUTHENTICITY
The south east view of Flint Castle. - Antique View from 1742

Genuine antique
dated:

1742

Description:

Scarce C.18th engraving of the ruin of Flint Castle.

From Buck’s, Antiquities and Views of Castles & Abbeys of England and Wales.

Samuel & Nathaniel Buck ( - )

Samuel Buck (1696-1779) & Nathaniel Buck (died 1759/1774) were English engravers and printmakers, best known for their Buck's Antiquities, depictions of ancient castles and monasteries. Samuel Buck was born in Yorkshire in 1696. After publishing some prints in that county he moved to London. With Nathaniel he embarked on making a number of series of prints of "antiquities", which consisted of ancient castles and former religious buildings in England and Wales. Starting in 1724, they travelled around these countries, and completed sets of prints for the regions of England by 1738 and for Wales between 1739 and 1742. These are commonly known as Buck's Antiquities. During this time they also worked on a series of townscapes in England and Wales entitled Cities, Sea-ports and Capital Towns.

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