Lot 213: Engraving “Slumber” by World Renowned Listed Artist William Lee Hankey, 1929
October 22, 2016
St. Augustine, FL, USALive Auction
Description: This is a Rare Original Engraving “Slumber” by World Renowned Listed Artist William Lee Hankey. Commissioned by the Prince of Wales 1929. This piece is wonderfully framed, measuring with frame approximately 11.75” x 15.25”. The engraving has a heavy plate mark, wonderful detail, and has the engraved “WLH” hallmark in the plate. This piece is also pencil signed by Hankey with his WLH Seal. The engraving is marked in pencil as well “Slumber” and in the bottom left “5”. http://www.askart.com/artist_bio/William_LeeHankey/9001571/William_LeeHankey.aspx William Lee-Hankey was a painter and etcher of landscapes, figure subjects, and harbor scenes. Lee-Hankey was born in Chester, England in 1869. He served with Artists Rifles 1915-18. He Studied at Chester School of Art, Royal College of Art and in Paris. For many years he lived in France and painted the majority of his pictures in Normandy, Brittany and on the Cote D'Azure. He won many medals and became an elected member of many of the major art institutions, including the Royal Institute. His work is represented in collections both in England and abroad. Please view the photos, or in person carefully to determine the age, condition, and quality of this lot. Please Note: All items are sold As-is, Where-is, with no warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied. We DO NOT offer Refunds, Returns or Exchanges. All sales are Final. We want you to be happy with your purchases, so please preview the items carefully before bidding. We do our best to describe items, but it is your responsibility to determine accuracy, authenticity, condition, age, quality, etc. If you are not certain about an item, please do not Bid without satisfying your concerns beforehand.