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 F Robson - Is it Worth Anything??
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Deborah Fairweather
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United Kingdom
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Posted - Jul 30 2011 :  09:08:03  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi

I have been given a F Robson painting, it looks as though its an etching? Its black and white/brown no colour. In the bottom left corner it says Schescgate, Colchester? I just wondered if anyone knew anything about it or whether its actually worth anything??

wasbach
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Germany
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Posted - Jul 30 2011 :  09:42:15  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Deborah,
welcome to the Art Forum.
We need more info. And correct info.
You write: "Schescgate, Colchester".
Is it perhaps "Scheregate, Colchester"?
What is shown on your "painting"?
A building? A person? A landscape?
What is its size?
Does it look like the attached digipic?
Regards
Wasbach



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hercules brabazon
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United Kingdom
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Posted - Jul 30 2011 :  12:24:09  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
There's a website devoted to Featherstone Robson
http://www.frobson.co.uk/db1/

I've got one of those prints (mine is of Newcastle). I thought it was an etching when I first bought it, but I'm not so sure now. There's something about the quality of line that's not quite right. My personal theory is that it's a photogravure done from a drawing, but with the plate quite heavily reworked by hand.

Nevertheless, they are often sold as etchings.

Edited by - hercules brabazon on Jul 30 2011 12:39:55
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