L'Ombre de la Croix - (Beaeabans) Book 2, page 195 1931
Unmounted (ref: 2914)
Unique working proof, inscribed 1st state Kes Row (?) 33
in the margin and Beaeabans
in the plate
Etching, 7 x 6 in. (18 x 15 cm.) plate size.
Tags: Frank Brangwyn print religion
Provenance: from the collection of William de Belleroche.
Literature: Jerome and Jean Tharaud, L'Ombre de la Croix, Paris, 1931
The text for L'Ombre de la Croix
written by the brothers Jerome and Jean Tharaud, was published by
Editions Lapina, Paris, 1931, in two volumes, and was illustrated with
73 Brangwyn etchings. The book describes the lives of Jews in
contemporary Europe and many of Brangwyn's illustrations appear to
depict the town of Belz in Poland, which was a centre of pilgrimage.
Brangwyn is not known to have visited Poland and current research
suggests that a large proportion of the etchings were based on
We are grateful to Dr. Libby Horner for her assistance. This image will appear as ref E 3086 in her forthcoming catalogue raisonne