This 1930 etching of "Anais", the artist's first wife, measures 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches and is pencil signed on the l.r., framed, Fletcher cat: 67, in an edition of 111. Born in England and found to be artistically talented at an early age, he was enrolled in the Royal Academy Schools. A scholarship enabled him to study in France and Italy where the great masters, Botticelli and da Vinci, had a lasting influenced on him. A self-taught etcher who became one of the best portrait etchers in art history being elected into the Royal Society of Painter - Etchers and Engravers in 1921.
This is an original pencil signed etching by British artist Gerald Brockhurst. The title of this image is "Noemie", it was created and printed in 1926 in an edition of 111. The image measures 7 1/8X4 1/4 inches.
This is an original pencil signed etching and aquatint by British artist Gerald Brockhurst. The title of this work is"Une Dacquoise". This etching was printed in an edition of 76. The etching was created in 1922. The model was the artists wife Anais Brockhurst. The title refers to a woman from Dax in the Landes district of France. The image measures 6 1/4X4 1/2 inches. Very nice condition, a rich impression.
This is a rare early proof of the later published etching by Gerald Brockhurst. It is titled: "The Black Cloak", it was created and printed in 1939. The image measures 9 15/16X7 15/16 inches. This etching is identified as the 2nd proof of the first state. I was acquired from the estate of the artists wife , Kathleen Brockhurst, This etching is unsigned, it is a portrait of Mrs Paul Mellon at the time of her graduation..
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