Sunday, 17 November 2019
Sir Frank Brangwyn's etching, “Gerber”, 1909,
Sir Frank Brangwyn (1867–1956)
“Gerber” (aka “The Tanner”), 1909, published in “Die Graphischen Künste” (The Graphic Arts) by Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst (Society for Duplicating Arts) in Vienna and printed by K. K. Hof- und Staaatdruckerei (previously The Imperial-Royal Court and State Printing House) in 1909.
Etching with plate tone on cream wove paper with full margins (as published) and backed with a support sheet.
Size: (sheet) 38.2 x 28.2 cm; (plate) 19.8 x 13.3 cm.
Letterpress printed publication details along the lower edge of the margin: (left) “FRANK BRANGWYN, GERBER. ORIGINALERADIERUNG.”; (Right) “DRUCK DER K. K. HOF- UND STAATSDRUCKEREI, WIEN.”
Condition: richly-inked impression with wide margins in near pristine condition (i.e. there are no tears, holes, folds, abrasions, stains, foxing or handling marks). The sheet is laid onto a support of archival (millennium quality) washi paper.
I am selling this graphically strong etching by Brangwyn—one of the most famous printmakers from the last century—for a total cost of AU$280 (currently US$190.72/EUR172.39/GBP147.58 at the time of this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world.
If you are interested in purchasing this darkly glowing and confidently executed etching by a true master of printmaking, please contact me (email@example.com) and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.