“Self Portrait of James Whistler” Etching by William Brasse Hole
William Brasse Hole A Scottish landscape etcher and painter, William B. Hole studied at the Royal Academy Schools, London. He began exhibiting his art there at the Royal Academy in 1873. Around 1875 the artist moved to Edinburgh and shortly thereafter became a member of both the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Scottish Watercolor Society. He was also a full member of the Royal Society of Painters and Etchers.
As an etcher, William Brasse Hole was equally adept at landscape studies, architectural views and portraits. He was a frequent contributor to “The Portfolio”, a journal which concentrated upon the art of etching and he also illustrated a number of fine books with his original plates.
“Self Portrait of James Whistler” Etching by William Hole published 1897 by “The Art Journal” measuring 7 by 10 inches and in good condition.