The Reading Room, etching by Mychael Barratt


The Reading Room, hand coloured etching  by Mychael Barratt

Edition 19/100

This etching is set in the British Museum by what was once the reading room of the British Library. The reading room was established in 1857 and Mychael’s print depicts many of it’s more illustrious visitors including Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain and Virginia Wolff. The characters are positioned in the same composition as Raphael’s painting School of Athens.

580mm x 500mm

Unframed £360

Framed £450

There is a Key to all of the characters featured in this print, please see link below:

Key to The Reading Room


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