Peter Grimes (A narrative poem by George Crabbe with 22 etchings) by Anthony Davies

Peter Grimes (A narrative poem by George Crabbe with 22 etchings) by Anthony Davies

Peter Grimes (A narrative poem by George Crabbe with 22 etchings)

Anthony Davies

Title

Peter Grimes (A narrative poem by George Crabbe with 22 etchings)

 
Artist

Anthony Davies

  1947 - PRESENT (biography)
Year
1982  
Technique
etching and aquatint 
Image Size
7 3/4 x 9" platemarks 
Signature
each pencil initialled, lower right 
Edition Size
21 of 50  
Annotations
accompanying 13 pages of text 
Reference
 
Paper
Saunders 285 gsm antique-white rag 
State
published 
Publisher
Clare Beck & Moira Kelly 
Inventory ID
15408 
Price
$1,800.00 
Description

This portfolio is based on a narrative tale by George Crabbe titled The Borough, a collection of poems, published in 1910. The most famous couplet is "Peter Grimes" which was letter XXII and inspired the Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) opera of the same name.

The portfolio of 22 etchings by Anthony Davies have an introduction by Edward Lucie-Smith. The portfolio was designed and printed by Ronald King in 10pt Baskerville onto Saunders 285 gsm rag paper. The loose sections are contained in cloth-covered slip-case and folder. The edition is limited to fifty books plus 10 proof copies all signed by the artist. Published by Clare Beck.