Joan Hassall; Hannah Bint
Pencil signed artists proof
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épreuve d'artiste wood engraving
Commissioned for Mary Russell Mitford's 'Our Village'
drawn and engraved
Joan Hassall; 1906-1988, English wood engraver and book illustrator, daughter of illustrator John Hassall. Her subject matter ranged from natural history through poetry to illustrations for English literary classics. In 1972 she was elected the first lady Master of the Art Workers Guildand in 1987 was awarded the OBE.
A fine original wood engraving which is bright and unfaded, printed in black ink. The image size measuring approximately 7 cms. x 10 cms.( 2¾ x 4 ins.) on a wove paper sheet size of 11 cms. x 14 cms.( 4¼ x 5½ ins.)
Signed and titled by the artist with the annotation; PE in pencil in the lower margin.
Unframed and unmounted, blank on the reverse, the condition of the image and sheet is good with handling marks condusive with age.