Gordon House two items:
Working drawing in Biro Some of the designs are highlighted. Drawn on thin paper therefore some slight soft handling folds, the left corner has an old crease mark, else very good.This original drawing by House is a working idea for his famous set of etchings ‘Mumbles Pontardawe Penros Portfolio’. Drawn in biro with ‘Ideas for Etching Portfolio’ written in pencil in top right corner.
Included is the coloured etched title page for ‘Mumbles Pontardawe Penros Portfolio’ which is signed and numbered House. Some elements in the drawings do come out but they are more evident in the actual etchings. The sheet does have a small light mark in top margin, see photo, else very good.
Sheet size 295 x 215mm:
Etching sheet size 50 x 40cm.
The set, ‘Mumbles Pontardawe Penros Portfolio’, contained a collection of ten etchings by Gordon House printed in a small edition size of thirty, published in 1984.