The Palace. 1921. Etching. Comstock 17.v. 5 5/16 x 5 3/16 (sheet 12 1/8 x 9 1/16). Edition 41 in this state (total about 107 proofs). A rich impression printed on antique cream laid paper. One rust spot, inherent in the paper, in the margin outside the imae; otherwise excellent condition. Signed in pencil. $1,650.
Comstock wrote, "This plate well exemplifies that great quality of mediaeval building of the kind depicted - its living character, by which it preserved its dignity and harmony in spite of diversity of dates and purposes, and the individuality of the several parts, and needed no controlling 'design' for the whole" (page 88).
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