An attractive late 19th century view of Oxford which was etched by Henri Toussaint and published in Andrew Lang’s Oxford: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes (London: Seeley, Jackson & Halliday, 1880).
Charles Henri Toussaint (1849-1911) was a French painter, illustrator and engraver. A pupil of Léon Gaucherel, Alfred-Louis Brunet-Debaines and Charles Waltner, he became famous at the Paris Salon (the official art exhibition of the Academie des Beaux-Arts) in 1874 and was awarded medals in 1876, 1884, 1899 and 1900. He was also known for his numerous prints representing the architecture of Paris, the French provincial towns (including Amiens, Rouen and Reims) and the English cities of Oxford, Cambridge and Liverpool.
- This is an original Victorian etching.
- Printed area (with plate mark) is approximately 21.1cms by 13.6cms.
- The print is in very good condition with decent margins. Click on image for a better view.
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- Guaranteed to be over 125 years old.