Lot 32: Griggs (Frederick Landseer, 1876-1938). St. Ippolyts, 1927, etching on laid paper, the second state (of 4), from the edition of 32 in this state, signed in pencil, and additionally inscribed lower left 'To Joan', some light discolouration and marginal spotting, inkstamp monogram of the Dovers House Press to lower margin verso, plate size 135 x 120mm (5.25 x 4.75ins), sheet size 172 x 148mm (6.75 x 5.75ins) Comstock 36, ii/iv. Provenance: This print was presented by the artist to Joan Ayling (1907-1993), a miniature painter who studied at the Birmingham School of Art and the Slade School, and privately with F.L. Griggs, for whom she posed for the figures in his etching of Owlpen Manor (see lot 112). (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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