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Robert Wilson Matthews Art
The Burghers Of Calais (Original) (Signed)

The Burghers Of Calais (Original) (Signed) by Robert Wilson Matthews Art at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: MatthewsRW10 (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Robert Wilson Matthews (biography)
Medium: Pen & Ink on Acid-free Paper
Size: 6" x 9" (165mm x 240mm)
Date: 1925
Signature: Initialled by the artist in ink, bottom right corner

This is the Signed unique original Pen & Ink drawing by Robert Wilson Matthews.

This illustration from 'A Child's History Of England' depicts the Burghers of Calais surrendering to Edward III. Six men of wealth volunteered their lives to spare the rest of the citizens of Calais.

Robert Wilson Matthews born in Edinburgh in 1880 began as an illustrator in the early 20th century. An alumni of The Edinburgh College of Art he is best known for his illustrations in H.W. Meikle's 'Story Of England' (Oliver & Boyd) and the illustrated works of Alexandre Dumas (Collins Clear Press). Matthews took a medical commission circa 1928 and was one of the most well respected medical illustrators of the 20th century.

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Robert Wilson Matthews Art

Robert Wilson Matthews Art