Item #CL203-22 In The Springtime. William Giles, 1872–1939 Brit.
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In The Springtime

c1910s–1920s. Colour zinc relief metalcut, monogrammed in block upper right, annotated “no. 9” and “In Sc et Imp” and signed in pencil in lower margin, title and artist’s name in another hand in pencil verso, 67.8 x 23cm. Old fold to lower centre, slight creases with repairs to upper and lower edges, old mount burn and repaired missing portion and minor tears to margins.

The British Museum holds a number of prints by Giles. Wood engraver, lithographer, etcher and painter William Giles devised an oil colour method of printing from metal plates, known as the Giles Method. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1916 to 1917 and founded the Society of Graver-Printers in Colour around 1931, and was editor of the Society’s publication,The Colour Print Club Journal. Ref: British Museum.

This is a rare, unusually large print by Giles.

Item #CL203-22

Price (AUD): $3,300.00  other currencies

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