Jeunesse Doree (Kathleen Nancy Woodward), 1942

This is a very fine original etching by British artist Gerald Brockhurst.  The subject is Kathleen Nancy Woodward and is titled: Jeunesse Doree (Gilded Youth)  This image is pencil signed and dated G.L. Brockhurst 1942.  The image measures 10 7/8X8 7/8 inches.  The etching is printed on an antique cream toned laid paper with partial watermark.  Printed in an edition of 75 this image appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 80.  Very fine condition.  "Brockhurst celebrates the beauty of Kathleen Woodward, whom he had renamed Dorette (Gift). They met in the late nineteen twenties when she was a young model at the Royal Academy Schools and he a visiting professor, and she soon displaced his wife Anaïs at the center of his art. " (The Met)