Herbert Dicksee -

Herbert Dicksee - "Her First Love" original etching

Code: 10098


H: 20" (50.8 cm)W: 24" (61 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. "Her First Love" is the scarce 1st state original artists etching on vellum dated 1896. It is signed in pencil and is mounted and framed giving an overall size of 31"x 34".