The Piazza by James Kerr-Lawson

The Piazza by James Kerr-Lawson



The Piazza

Signed l.l.: J Kerr Lawson
Watercolour over traces of pencil
Unframed, in conservation mount only

13.5 by 20 cm., 5 ¼ by 8 in.
(mount size 27.5 by 33 cm., 10 ¾ by 13 in.)

James Kerr-Lawson was born in Anstruther, Fife but moved to Canada in his early childhood. He studied at the Ontario School of Art 1879-1880 and returned to Europe to study in Rome and Paris . From 1887 he travelled in France, Italy, Spain and Morocco and the present work dates to this period. He settled in Glasgow where he was a leading member of the
Glasgow Art Club. In 1903 he moved to London and in 1908 became a founding member of the Senefelder Club which helped revive interesting in lithography.