THE TROSSACHS – Robert Houston, folio of 12 etchings + text, Scotland 1930
Robert Houston (1891-1940)
Complete set of etchings of the’ Trossachs’ in Scotland, each etching signed in pencil, in its own wrapper with manuscript description of the locale of the etching, also includes a manuscript map showing the precise location of each landscape, inside cloth bound case with inset engraving title plaque.
Twelve etchings 11x14cm, sheets 26×33.5cm, folio case 28x36cm
Robert Houston was a noted etcher, who designed numerous travel posters for railway companies throughout the United Kingdom. Born 1891 in Kilbirnie, Scotland, Houston studied at the Glasgow School of Art. In 1936, he was elected to membership of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours, and showed widely throughout Scotland.