St Edmund King & Martyr

Richard Beer (1928-2017)

A rare artists proof etching with aquatint in blue, grey and cream of the church of St Edmund King & Martyr  from the highly regarded portfolio Ten Wren Churches – featuring Churches designed by Sir Christopher Wren.

This church is located in Lombard Street, London.  The original medieval church was destroyed in the 1666 Great Fire.  The present church was designed by Sir Christopher Wren with a tower ornamented at the angles by flaming urns in reference to the Great fire.

Signed, titled and denoted artists proof, this work dates from 1970 and can be found in the Government Art Collection.

It was published by Editions Alecto as an edition of 75 with 15 artist proofs, on Crisbrook waterleaf paper. This series is considered by some to be Beer’s best architectural works.

Measurements: The plate size measures 62 x 42 cm, sheet 77 x 55 approx.

Condition: excellent clean condition.

This work has now been sold