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Vernon Hill

1887 - 1953

Famine at the Door by Vernon Hill

Famine at the Door   1915

  Original etching.
Signed and titled in pencil. Inscribed and dated by the artist in ink.
S 288 x 218 mm; P & I 226 x 126 mm
Original Vernon Hill etching.

Superb presentation proof impression, signed and titled in pencil; inscribed in ink by the artist “To Miss Wilson & Mrs Moor with recollections of pleasant hours. Xmas 1915”.

An outstanding early proof impression of this expressive symbolic work. No published edition of this rare etching is known.

Famine at the Door is an outstanding example of Vernon Hill’s early etched work at its finest.

On soft simile Japan paper with full margins. Minor soiling in margins, otherwise generally very good original condition.