Fountains Abbey. 1946. Drypoint. Rushbury 84. 8 7/8 x 12 1/4 (sheet 11 1/8 x 15). Edition 100. A rich impression printed on cream laid paper, on the full sheet with deckle edges. Signed in pencil. $275.
Fountains Abbey in Ripon, Yorkshire, is Britain's largest monastic ruin. It was founded in 1132 by 13 Benedictine monks seeking a simpler life.
Gerald Leslie Brockhurst, R.A., R.E. 1890-1972. Henry Rushbury, A.R.A., R.E., R.W.S., No. 2. 1930. Etching. Fletcher 66. Published state. 10 x 7 3/8 (sheet 14 1/2 x 10 3/4). Edition 111. Illustrated in 'Royal Academy Illustrated' 1930; 'Fine Prints of the Year' 1930; Print Collector's Quarterly 21 (1943): 331. An exceptionally rich impression with printed on cream wove paper. Signed in pencil. Housed in a Hogarth style frame. $3,500 Brockhurst. Signed in pencil.
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