Fried Fish. 1912. Engraving and drypoint. David Strang 656.ii, William Strang 538.ii. 13 7/8 x 17 4/4 (sheet 15 1/4 x 29 5/8). A rich impression with tonal wiping printed on cream wove paper. Printed by David Strang. Annotated in pencil, 'David Strang imp' [printed]and 'Final st.' [state] and 'Wm Strang fec. DS'. [drew it. David Strang]. $600.
A large, impressive image illustrating the plight of the poor. The work reflects Strang's commitment to the realism and psychological intensity that characterises the best of his etched work. These, like many of the other figures in Strang's compositions, were often the victims of declining social circumstance
British Fine Prints.
Prints $175 and Under.
Allinson Gallery Index.