John Dadley (1767 – 1817) after Edward Dayes (1763 – 1804)

Front View of Christ Church (1796)



33 x 45 cm

An engraving illustrating the magnificent facade of Christ Church from St Aldate’s, dominated by Tom Tower.

John Dadley was a British portraitist and engraver.

Edward Dayes was an English watercolour painter and mezzotint engraver. He first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1786, when he showed a portrait and views of Waltham Cross and Canterbury. In the three following years he exhibited both miniatures and landscapes. He continued to exhibit at the Academy regularly until the year of his death, contributing a total of 64 works. He also exhibited at the Society of Artists, and worked as draughtsman to the Duke of York and Albany.

Condition: generally very good; some age toning to margins.

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