Abbe, Salomon van - Saxons Wassailing


SALOMON van ABBE RE. RBA. 1885-1955.
Born in the Netherlands. Moved to the UK in 1890. Studied at the Central School of Art.
Etcher, painter & book illustrator. Very well exhibited inc. 16 at the RA and 23 at the RE. We have a large pen & ink with watercolour called 'Saxons Wassailing'. Commissioned for Joyce Reason's book 'The Mad Miller of Wareham' (J M Dent 1949) but not used. It has a small indentation mark, centre left but otherwise good condition. Signed in ink. Image 335 x 435mm.

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