1893 - 1963
Desert Wall; Smoke Tree; and Baldy
Three wood engravings, 1932, each signed in pencil, the first titled and numbered 7/50, the second titled and inscribed 'FTP', a proof aside from the edition of 100, the third numbered 12/15, on various papers, framed
image (largest): 202 by 152 mm 8 by 6 in
sheet (largest): 318 by 253 mm 12½ by 10 in
framed (largest): 420 by 363 mm 16½ by 14¼ in
With wide margins, the prints are in good condition except each with pale discoloration in the margins. 'Desert Wall' with a fox mark on the verso, showing faintly through in the sky at upper left, an ink inscription in the lower right margin and skinning along the upper and lower sheet edges on the verso. 'Baldy' with an occasional tiny speck of foxing or slight crease in the margins and the upper and left sheet edges slightly uneven. 'Smoke Tree' with a band of faint adhesive-stain at the upper sheet edge on the verso, showing faintly through.
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