Lot 10: Griggs (Frederick Landseer, 1876-1938). Stoke Poges, 1918, etching on laid paper, one of only 22 impressions of the final state, signed in pencil, a very good impression, plate size 96 x 117mm (3.75 x 4.6ins), sheet size 190 x 255mm (7.5 x 10ins) Comstock 20 vi/vi. One of the rarest of Griggs' etchings, an idealised interpretation of the timbered south porch of St. Giles Church, Stoke Poges in Buckinghamshire, itself the inspiration for Thomas Gray's Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard. (1)
Dominic Winter's The John Camfield Collectionof British Etchings 1850-1980& Other Properties Auction October 2015
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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