The print is a soft ground etching with engraving and is printed in colour from three blocks. The etching is signed ‘S.W.Hayter’ and dated 1952 in blue ball point pen in lower margin and on verso. The etching was made as a greeting card in 1952/53 and is listed in the catalogue Raisonne of Stanley William Hayter graphic works.
Plate size 92 x 90mm (3.5 x 3.5 inches approx)
Ref: Black and Moorhead no. 207. Black and Moorhead state that the greeting card was printed using a copper plate with engraving, scorper,soft ground etching and three linoleum blocks. There were two states, the impressions were not numbered but were of an edition size of 100 copies.
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