London, South Kensington
7 November 2007
Charles Whymper (British, 1853-1941)
signed 'Ch. Whymper' (lower right)
28 x 18 in. (71.2 x 45.7 cm.)
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He clasps the crag with crooked hands,
Close to the sun in lonely lands,
Ringed with the azure world he stands.
- The Eagle, by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
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