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