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Muirhead Bone

1876 - 1953

Salvage Men approaching a Torpedoed Boat by Muirhead Bone

Salvage Men approaching a Torpedoed Boat   1919

  Original drypoint.
Signed in pencil.
Ref: Campbell Dodgson/Wright 360 iv/iv
S 212 x 282 mm; P & I 132 x 210 mm
Original Muirhead Bone drypoint.

Superb signed proof impression with rich drypoint burr. Printed by the artist himself with carefully wiped plate tone. From the only edition of 160 signed proofs.

This original drypoint was designed to accompany a special edition of Merchantmen-at-Arms by David W. Bone, the artist’s brother (Chatto & Windus, 1919).

On cream laid paper with margins. Time tone verso only, otherwise very fine original condition. Image surface excellent.