Lot 124: Menpes (Mortimer, 1855-1938)



2015-09-30 09:21:29

Lot 124: Menpes (Mortimer, 1855-1938). A Peddlar of Puebla, 1907-08, drypoint etching on laid paper, signed in pencil, numbered with the artist's inventory number 79 in pencil lower left, and additionally titled in pencil to lower margin (in another hand), some mount staining, plate size 150 x 134mm (5.9 x 5.25ins), sheet size 283 x 227mm (11.2 x 8.9ins), together with Patterson (Malcolm, 1873-), Head of a Woman, 1928, etching on laid paper, signed in pencil, and artist's inventory number 28 lower left, plate size 184 x 127mm (7.25 x 5ins), sheet size 227 x 171mm (9 x 6.75ins), plus 8 woodcuts by Cyril Saunders Spackman (1887-1963), including Edge of the Fir Grove, and Firs, each signed in pencil, 4 titled, including 3 duplicates. Morgan 283 (for the etching by Menpes). For Malcolm Patterson, see Grant Waters, Dictionary of British Artists 1900-1950. (10) Dominic Winter's The John Camfield Collectionof British Etchings 1850-1980& Other Properties Auction October 2015 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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