David Lloyd Blackwood (1941-), Canadian
CAPTAIN NED BISHOP HOME IN WESLEYVILLE, 1976
Colour etching and aquatint on wove paper; signed, titled, dated 1976 and numbered “artist’s proof” in pencil to margin
Plate 20" x 32" — 50.8 x 81.3 cm.
David Blackwood was born in 1941 in Wesleyville at Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland, into a family with a long seafaring tradition. His great-grandfather, Captain Ned Bishop, the subject of this lot, his grandfather, Captain Albert Blackwood, was in command of the S.S. Imogene, and his father, Edward, was a skipper in the fisheries.