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John Buckland Wright

1897 – 1954

[The Scribe] by John Buckland Wright

[The Scribe]   1953

  Original wood engraving.
Inscribed in ink by Mary Buckland Wright.
S 126 x 192 mm; I 49 x 48 mm
Original John Buckland Wright wood engraving.

Unique proof impression, printed in terracotta ink, folded to form a greetings card. Inscribed extensively in ink by John Buckland Wright’s wife, Mary, as a greetings card dated January 1st 1954.

In this charming small wood engraving John Buckland Wright has demonstrated his outstanding ability to portray the clothed female form with both his natural style of Grecian elegance and the simplest of line.

On smooth cream wove paper with full margins and deckle edge. Very fine original condition.