Limited edition wood block engraving pencil signed Frank Milray (Mayes) 1920's
Limited edition wood block engraving pencil signed Frank Milray (Mayes) 1920's Limited edition wood block engraving pencil signed Frank Milray (Mayes) 1920's Limited edition wood block engraving pencil signed Frank Milray (Mayes) 1920's Limited edition wood block engraving pencil signed Frank Milray (Mayes) 1920's

Limited edition wood block engraving pencil signed Frank Milray (Mayes) 1920's

'The Mie River Near Yokkaichi'

Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido Road

Product Code: 151121-2
£50.00
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'Old Houses, Smithfield'

limited edition wood engraving

drawn and engraved

by

Frank Milray

Print number 4 from a very small edition of only 100 impressions.

Frank Milray; 1888-1936, (born Mayes) actor and printmaker, as an actor he toured with the the Alexander Marsh Company 1922-24 and Julia Nielson Fred Terry Company all over the country, painting and sketching as he toured. He married Esther McPherson (1897-1965) they had a son; John Mayes (1921-2012), John acted with the well-known Shakespearean actor-manager Donald Wolfit. In 1928 Frank retired to 'The Willows' Pavenham, Bedfordshire.

A fine original wood engraving which is bright and unfaded, printed in black ink. The image size measuring approximately  13 cms.  x 17 cms.( 5 x 7 ins.) on a wove paper sheet size of 15 cms. x 25 cms.( 6 x 10 ins.) top hung by its upper edge to a backing sheet.

Signed and titled by the artist with the edition in pencil in the lower margin.

The reverse of the sheet carries a second wood block image and the artists name and address.

Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and sheet is good with handling marks condusive with age.


Cat 151121-2