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William Arthur Narbeth

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Christ before the People sold

Christ before the People   1928

Original etching.

Excellent impression from the only edition of 50 signed and numbered proofs, as published by the artist through the influential Twenty-One Gallery.



The skilled and imaginative printmaker William Arthur Narbeth was a finalist for the Prix de Rome in his last year at Goldsmith’s College but, like so many of the talented young etchers who came to the scene towards the tail end of the etching revival, the collapse of the market for original black-and-white prints resulted in a very limited output which has never been fully documented. [more]