Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Gerald Leslie Brockhurst (British, 1890-1978) Six Portrait Etchings: The Dancer (The Artist's Wife)

Auction:
3293B
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$1,107$900

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3293B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2019 6:00PM

Description:

Gerald Leslie Brockhurst (British, 1890-1978)

Six Portrait Etchings: The Dancer (The Artist's Wife), 1925 (Brumbaugh et al., 34; Wright, 52); La Tresse, 1926 (B., 38; W., 56); The Amberley Boy (The Second Plate), 1928 (B., 43-5; W., 62); Viba (Mrs. Bobby Hazelton Ross), 1929 (B., 48; W., 63); Una, 1929, sixth state of ten (B., 51; W., 65); and Young Womanhood, 1931, fourth state of seven (B., 62; W., 70). Each signed "G.L. Brockhurst." in pencil l.r. and signed and dated within the plate. Etching with drypoint on various papers, plate sizes to 10 x 6 7/8 in. (25.4 x 17.4 cm), all but Una and Boy matted, all unframed.
Condition: All with mild toning, most with broken hinges or old hinges/residue to versos, most with pencil annotations to lower margin or verso, Tresse with mat burn and light-staining, Boy with more prevalent toning and foxing and with edges of upper and lower margins folded under, Una with edges of upper and lower margins folded under.
Estimate $600-800

The toning is even, with additional issues as previously noted.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Departments

Specialists