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Augustus Edwin John

1879 – 1961

The Brook by Augustus Edwin John

The Brook   prior to 1906

  Original etching
Signed in pencil.
Ref: Campbell Dodgson 113 ii/ii
S 225 x 285 mm; P & I 75 x 100 mm
Original Augustus John etching.

Excellent impression printed with considerable plate tone. From the only published edition of 25 signed proofs, as issued by Knewstub in 1906.

The earliest of Augustus John’s nude group study etchings. Signed in pencil by Augustus John; titled and numbered with edition and plate numbers in ink by Knewstub, Augustus John’s publisher.

On pale cream laid paper with full margins and deckle edge. Time toned verso only, remains of paper hinges at extreme edge of sheet verso; otherwise very good original condition. Image surface excellent.