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HENRY FARRER (American / 1843-1903)

Henry Farrer was born in London, but emigrated to the USA in 1863. Farrer was a co-founder of the New York Etching Club, and a driving force in the American etching revival. Most of his etchings are seascapes or landscapes, though the first, made in 1868, were views of New York buildings. Most of his seascapes are of New York Harbour. Henry Farrer's older brother, Thomas Charles Farrer, was also an artist, who studied under John Ruskin and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. In America, Thomas founded the idealistic. Pre-Raphaelite, Society for the Advancement of Art and Truth, of which Henry became a member. However, Henry Farrer soon went beyond his brother's Pre-Raphaelite influence, adopting a tonalist approach in his watercolours and etchings. Henry Farrer co-founded the American Watercolor Society.

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Selected prints by HENRY FARRER

Winter Evening, 1883
Etching
Woods in Winter, 1880
Etching
Sunset, New York
Harbor, 1879
Etching

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