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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