Isabel Beatrice Mesham

'The Snake and the Cockerel'

Pencil signed

Product Code: 130202-2
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'The Snake and the Cockerel'

original artist proof etching

pencil signed


I. B. Mesham

Isabel Beatrice Mesham; 1896- ...  Irish, born in Gorey county Wexford. Painter and etcher, exhibited at the Paris Salon, and at the Lisbon Academy. There is a rural aspect to her work from the pastoral to the animal; and overtones of surrealism touch to some of her pieces. She was in her 60’s, and living at Aspley Guise, Bletchley, Bucks. when she showed works on paper at the Royal Academy, London.

This original etching with aquatint is bright and unfaded in black ink, the image measuring approximately 20 cms. x 15 cms. (8 x 6 ins.) within a strong platemark and impression on a wove paper sheet, size 25 cms. x 17 cms. (10  x 7 ins.)

Signed in pencil by the artist in the lower margin.

Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and sheet is good.

Cat; 130202-2