Limited edition print of Smithfield Market, London


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40cm x 32cm watercolour (not including the white boarder paper) giclee print. See below for Additional Information.

A bit more about About Smithfield Market
Once on site Peter took us over the history of the market. A livestock market occupied the site as early as the 10th century. That said it has always a bit of a butchers yard as this was where London performed its most gruesome executions. Here in 1305 William Wallace was Hung, Drawn and Quartered after upsetting Edward I.

Thankfully public executions have long since come to an end, and the site we have here today was opened in 1868. It was designed by The City Architect, Sir Horace Jones. In true Victorian style he saw the new meat market as a cathedral of meat complete with its own grand avenue. No expense was spared over its ornamental cast iron, glass, stone and red brick features. Time has proven that from did follow function though the form is certainly impressive.

46 in stock

SKU: LEP-Smithfield Category:

Additional information

Delivery and shipping:

Once ordered I will try to deliver the print within ten working days. The prints are supplied in a tube. Price does not include shipping. This is added at the ‘Basket’ stage.

30 day money back guarantee

There is a 30 day money back guarantee on everything on my site should you not be satisfied. I will return you the money as soon as the item arrives back to me.

Number in the edition:

50 prints only, each individually signed and numbered.

Size unwrapped:

40cm x 32cm watercolour (not including the white boarder paper) giclee print.

What is a giclee print?

Giclee is a very high quality print process used by galleries and artists for exclusive limited editions. This Giclee process uses 12 true pigment artist colours (ultra marine, ochre etc) rather than the standard four dye colours in normal printing, so Giclee delivers greater depth in colour, tonal values and no yellowing over time.