WILLIAM WEST (BRITISH 1801-1861)
Soldier plundering a cathedral at night
Black ink and wash heightened with scratching out
26.8 x 23 cm (10.5 x 9 in)
William West is one of the main exponents of the School of Bristol. His so-called Monochrome Drawings are counted amongst the most technically and visually independent and remarkable works of the School of Bristol. They are a rarity amongst English drawings of the first half of the 19th Century.