Herbert Dicksee -

Herbert Dicksee - "Cinderella" original etching

Code: 10100


H: 25" (63.5 cm)W: 18" (45.7 cm)


Herbert Thomas Dicksee was a British painter born in 1862. He was best known for his sensitive depictions of animals including dogs, lions and tigers. Dicksee's family was well-ingrained into the art world; his father was an artist and his nephew, Sir Frank Dicksee, was the president of the Royal Academy in London from 1924–1928. Herbert went on to study at the Slade School of Art in London on a scholarship, and his first painting was exhibited in 1881. Many of Dicksee's most famous works were transcribed into prints and etchings published by Klackner of London. He died on February 20, 1942 in Hampstead, England. "Cinderella" is the 1st state original artist's proof etching on vellum measuring 25"x 18". It is signed lower left in pencil and also with the monogram H..D.. and date 1906 on the image. This lovely rare etching is from an edition of 250 and the girl in the image was modelled on the actress Gladys Cooper. It is mounted and framed into a hand finished oak frame giving an overall size of 33"x 26".