William Walcot, RBA, BE (1874-1943) - The Bank of England
Etching. Signed. c.1920.
Other etchings by Walcot in stock - Tufton Street, Westminster; Arc St. Carlo, Naples; The Baptistery, Florence
Watercolour painter, pencil artist and etcher. Born Odessa, Russia. Travelled in Europe, South America and USA. Began studying architecture at St. Petersburg, Russia, and the Imperial Academy of Art, Petrograd. Later, transferring to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris. He also studied at the Atelier Redan. While practising architecture in Moscow, he came to London on a commission, where he began to draw buildings as works of art rather than as technical plans. This led to another commission from the Fine Art Society to visit Venice and Rome. His association with the publisher H.C. Dickins began in 1919 with a folio of architectural subjects. Exhibited : RA, BA, RBA, RE, RSW, RHA & etc.