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James McBey. 1883-1959.

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The Sniper (No. 2). 1920. Drypoint. Hardie 195. 7 3/8 x 11 7/8 (10 13/16 x 14 1/2). Edition 76, # 32. Series: Second Palestine Set. Printed on cream laid paper from an antique volume. An extremely rich impression printed in sepia ink with plate tone and drypoint burr. Signed and numbered in ink. $975.

Hardie writes, "A sniper of the Highland Light Infantry of the 52nd Division, wearing steel helmet, is pushing his rifle before him as he works his way forward, lying prone among the uncut barley outside Gaza."

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