F.L.Griggs etching titled ‘Syde’



 F.L.Griggs Etching.

Etching by F.L.Griggs made in 1935.A fine impression printed on antique laid paper, with margins. Signed in pencil and in plate. Fourth state of four. Edition size not stated.  In very good condition.

Plate Size 132 x 117mm.

Sheet size 198 x 147mm  (7.5 x 6 inches approximately )



Item details

Reference: Comstock 54. A small church in Gloucestershire , quite hidden away in the wolds, not far from Ermine Street, between Gloucester and Cirencester. This plate, the last one etched in the artists long projected list of little churches, is somewhat more dramatic in treatment than the others. Yet this is perhaps due to the lighting of the scene than to the scene itself; for the intimacy and peace found throughout the series is here strongly sensed.

Artprice records show that this etching has not been up in auction since 2005. Therefore rare.

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