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John Bulloch Souter

1890 - 1972

Quirk’s Yard by John Bulloch Souter

Quirk’s Yard   1924

  Original etching.
Signed and titled in pencil.
S 159 x 184 mm; P & I 100 x 149 mm
Very fine impression from the only edition of 30 signed proofs. Scarce.

Quirk’s Yard shows a farm on the Isle of Man, not far from Molly Quirk’s Glen – a small wooded glen which runs parallel to the quietly flowing Groudle River, near Onchan. The area takes its name from the legend of one Molly Kirk, a local woman, who was said to have been robbed and murdered here.

Provenance: Collection of Dr.W.S. Coutts.

On cream laid paper, with full margins and deckle edge. Some minor foxing, otherwise very good condition.