William Callow ( 1812 - 1908 )

Chermignon, Crans-Montana, Switzerland


Chermignon, Crans-Montana, Switzerland


pencil on blue-green paper
7 x 9¾in (17.6 x 25.5cm)
inscribed lower left: Chermignon / ? / aug 24th 1865

Detail Description:

After training as an engraver in London, Callow moved to Paris in 1829. In 1835 Callow made the first of a series of lengthy walking tours in France, Germany and Switzerland. Callow returned to England in 1840 and exhibited at the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours, to which he had been elected Associate in 1838, every year for the rest of his life.

William Callow