Edward T. Hurley Etching of Townscape, 1923
Edward Timothy Hurley (Ohio, 1869-1950)
Etching on paper
Signed and dated to the lower right
Edward Timothy Hurley was an accomplished painter, printer, illustrator, and author, perhaps best known for his work with the Rookwood Pottery Company. Born in Cincinnati, Hurley would later graduate from Xavier University and the Cincinnati Art Academy. He was a designer for Rookwood Pottery Company from 1896-1948, creating paintings on both canvas and pottery. Cincinnati scenes had a stronghold on Hurley’s work and were his most prominent subject matter. His works have been exhibited at the National Academy of Design, the Art Institute of Chicago, the St. Louis World’s Fair (1904), and more.
- wear to edges of frame; toning to paper and mat; slight billow to paper; debris present under glass; warping to matting; dust and accretions present to glass and frame.
- measures frame; plate measures 12.5" W x 8.5" H.