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George Mackley


Image: The Boatman Inn

Photo Credit: photo: T. Rodriguez

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The Boatman Inn

1968
20th century
124 x 144 mm (4.9 x 5.7 in.)

George Mackley, British (English), (1900–1983)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Wood engraving on C. Miliani Fabriani paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: from Engraved in Wood
Edition: Printed at Meriden Gravure; rejected variant from four impressions for Engraved in Wood.
Marks: Unsigned
Bibliography: The artist was the author of Wood Engraving, 1948.
Credit Line: Gift of Harold Hugo (D. Hum. Wesleyan 1970), 1983
Accession Number: 1983.9.1.3

Commentary

These four impressions illustrate the importance of paper selection for wood engraving. The artist and printer chose Shizuoka for its warmth of tone and dense flatness of surface.

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  • image Dimensions: 124 x 144 mm (4.9 x 5.7 in.)

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