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Augustus Edwin John

1879 – 1961

The Little Troglodyte by Augustus Edwin John
 

The Little Troglodyte  

  Original etching with drypoint
Signed and numbered in pencil.
Ref: Campbell Dodgson 108 iii/iii
S 267 x 204 mm; P & I 100 x 82 mm
£420
 
Original Augustus John etching.

Excellent impression from the only published edition of 25 signed proofs, as issued by Knewstub in 1906.

A troglodyte is a cave-dweller and is a term used to imply a primitive form of human being.

On pale cream laid paper, watermarked GC &. Co, with full margins and deckle edge. Generally very good original condition. Image surface excellent.