F.L.Griggs etching titled ‘The Hands Cross’



 F.L.Griggs Etching.

Etching by F.L.Griggs made in 1935. A fine rich impression printed on wove paper. Second state of six, and therefore one of 2 proofs only and rare. Signed in plate and in pencil. Trimmed to plate edges.

Plate size 181 x 234mm  (7 13/16  x 9 1/2 inches)

Sheet size 181 x 234mm


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Reference: Comstock 52:  Comstock states that the plate was reduced in size in the third state to 6 15/16 x 9 ½ inches. ‘A pencil drawing (1912) of a somewhat similar scene is reproduced on p.154 in Highways 7 Byways in Lincolnshire.’  ‘The plate is another, and perhaps the best, of the pure landscapes so dear to the artist; it is uniquely his, the product of his creative imagination.’…

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