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Mezzotint - The Mad King's Castle
  • The Mad King's Castle
    Gaskell, Percival RE, RSA, born 1868 - died 1934
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The Mad King's Castle

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1913 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gaskell, Percival RE, RSA, born 1868 - died 1934 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and mezzotint on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by the artist

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Architecture, Room 128, case 7, shelf 2

Physical description

A castle on a mountain

Place of Origin

London (printed)


ca. 1913 (printed)


Gaskell, Percival RE, RSA, born 1868 - died 1934 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Etching and mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Percival Gaskell'
1) Signature; pencil


Height: 225 mm, Width: 251 mm

Descriptive line

Percival Gaskell. The Mad King's Castle, c.1913.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

M.C. Salaman "Prints of Percival Gaskell, R.E., R.S.A." in The Studio, vol LXI, 1914 p.238
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1913, London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1914


Printing ink; Paper (fiber product)


Mezzotint; Etching

Subjects depicted



Prints; Architecture


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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