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REF: 5035 - SOLD

Medium – Drypoint on paper

Size -    11” x 8½” (28cm x 22cm)

Recto - Signed and inscribed “To Mr Charles Wyllie with compliments” “A --- --- Sketch of Hakone Japan June 1889”



Very rare March 1890 edition with a red stamped Japanese Hanko below the AE monogram. From the collection of the highly esteemed collector of etchings, The Hon Christopher Lennox-Boyd. The only other known impression is at The Alfred East Gallery, Kettering, Northants, UK.


Condition – Excellent

A Wet Day at Hakone by Sir Alfred East

  • Sir Alfred East was born in Kettering in Northamptonshire, England in 1844. Born into a family of shoemakers, Alfred East studied art at the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland. Sir Alfred East's landscapes are heavily influenced by the French Barbizon school of painters and to many he was considered to be the greatest living landscape painter of his time.

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