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Sunday 5 September 2021

Charles Storm van Gravesande’s lithograph, “Decline of Day”, 1897

Charles Storm van Gravesande (aka Charles Storm van 'S Gravesande; Carel Nicolaas Storm van 'S Gravesande) (1841–1924)

“Decline of Day”, 1897, published in the English art magazine, “The Studio”, 1897, vol. 11.

Lithograph (or more specifically an Algraph—a term used at the close of the 19th century to showcase what was then a new process in lithography of printing from an aluminium plate rather than stone) printed in a dark blue-green ink on buff coloured wove paper, signed with the artist’s monogram in the plate and blind stamped with the mark of “The Studio.”

Size: (sheet) 20.5 x 29 cm; (image borderline) 13.9 x 22.8 cm.

Inscribed in plate with the artist’s monogram at lower right corner.

Blind stamped in lower margin at right: “The/ Studio/ London”

Liberty Museum (Rimini, Italy) offers a description of this print: .

Condition: a faultless impression in near pristine condition with no tears, holes, folds, abrasions, losses, stains, foxing or signs of handling.

I am selling this remarkably atmospheric lithograph and, importantly, an early exploration of printing a lithograph from an aluminium plate (viz. an Algraph) for AU$238 in total (currently US$176.98/EUR149.07/GBP127.82 at the time of posting this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world (but not, of course, any import duties/taxes imposed by some countries).

If you are interested in purchasing this subtly beautiful lithograph of fading light on the shoreline, please contact me ( and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.

This print has been sold 

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