‘Mr Kite Engravings’ by Andy English



Andy English wood engraving titled and signed and also inscribed “Final Proof” on the reverse by the artist in pencil.It was printed by the artist on an 1865 Albion hand press in his Cambridgeshire studio. In good condition.

Image Size 200 x 190mm

‘In 2012,  I was asked to recreate the engravings from the circus poster that inspired John Lennon to write the song “For The Benefit Of Mr Kite”. The poster is for sale as a very expensive letterpress recreation of the original; the making of it was also the subject of a short film. This is one of my final proofs of the engravings. I no longer have the engraved blocks making this one of the rarest of my works.’ Andy English

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