Sister Ursula, Brugge, 1919
Framed (ref: 283)
Tbe original woodblock cleaned, restored and framed with posthumous print on the verso .
Block: 4 x 4 3/8 in. (10.3 x 11 cm.)
Print: 8 1/4 x 7 5/8 in. (21 x 19.5 cm.) on Hahnemühle Natural Line Vergé
paper (100 g/m²)
Tags: Frank Brangwyn plate architecture portraits religion
Wood-cut as illustration for a book and a volume of poems.
A rare survival, (blocks are frequently
discarded, or shaved down for re-use), these blocks offer an insight
into the artist's working methods. From a design point of view they
are amongst Brangwyn's most direct and successful compositions and a
perfect expression of the extraordinary graphic vigour with which he
created work. The blocks were cut by Brangwyn himself.
We are grateful to Dr. Libby Horner for assistance.