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George Mackley

1900 - 1983

Watermill at Diepenheim by George Mackley
 

Watermill at Diepenheim   1964

  Original wood engraving.
Signed, titled and numbered in pencil.
Ref: Gresham catalogue p.107
S 187 x 212 mm; I 127x 153 mm
495
 
Excellent impression with strong contrast and good clarity of line, from the only edition of 75 signed and numbered proofs.

Watermill at Diepenheim, shows a watermill in the Netherlands. This is one of a number of wood engravings which George Mackley made of Holland during the 1960's. These mature works show Mackley's absolute mastery of his medium, acquired over a lifetime of experience in wood engraving.

On smooth simile Japan paper, with full margins and deckle edge. Generally very good original condition; image surface excellent.