Louis Whirter (or Weirter)

(1873 - 1932)

Amiens Cathedral & Water Market; Original Etching ; 11 15/16" x 8" (Plate size) ; Titled in Pencil, Lower Left ; Signed in Pencil, Lower Right ; $ SOLD

OBITUARY (1932): "Louis Weirter, the Scottish artist and inventor, died on the night of January 12 at his home in Onslow-gardens, South Kensington, at the age of 61, it is learned from The Times of London. He was an original member of the Scottish Society of Artists and exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Paris Salon and other exhibitions in many parts of the world. Of his war pictures, The Battle of Courcelette was bought for the national collection at Ottawa. Peronne is also at Ottawa, and War in the Air is in the British War Museum." The ART NEWS: Vol 30, no 19, 2/6/1932