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Gerald Leslie Brockhurst, R.A. 1890-1978.

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Marquett. 1925. Etching. Fletcher 51. 8 7/16 x 6 7/8 (sheet 12 13/16 x 8 7/8). Trial proof, apart from the edition of 106 (total 113 impressions). A rich impression, printed on cream laid paper. Signed and annotated "Trial" and "to light" by the artist in pencil. The model for this portrait was the wood engraver, Marquett, whose portrait Brockhurst had etched in 1921 (Fletcher 27). $575.

Marquette, a wood engraver, is also the sitter in An Old Corsican. Brockhurst is reputed to have completed this plate in two hours

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