Elizabeth Harvey-Lee

GERALD LESLIE BROCKHURST (1890-1978)
Jeunesse Dorée (1942 North America)

Artists/Makers/Factories

GERALD LESLIE BROCKHURST (1890-1978)

Signed/Inscribed/Dated

Signed in pencil and annotated 1st state

Width 226.00mm wide [8.90 inches wide]
Height 276.00mm high [10.87 inches high]

Provenance

The artist - initialled at the foot of the sheet "property of the artist. GLB"

Literature

Fletcher 80

Description / Expertise

Etching. A proof in the 1st state.
A study of Kathleen Woodward, the artist's second wife, etched in the U.S. in the year he received his decree nisi. The couple had emigrated to America in 1939.
The swan song of Brockhurst's etching career, one of only five plates etched there before he abandoned the technique.