Philip (Pip) Youngman Carter
Rare 1930's wood block engraving
Artist pencil signed
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Philip Youngman Carter
Philip (Pip)Youngman Carter; 1904-1969, Writer artist and illustrator, born in Watford, London, Philip studied art at the Regent Street Polytechnic and while still a student he began working as an artist, producing drawings for The Daily Herald. By 1940 he received a commission to the R.A.S.C., and saw service in the Western Desert and the Middle East. After working at 'The Daily Express', and 'The Tatler' he turned to art and writing full time. Much of Philip's original artwork is on loan to the Albert Sloman Library at the University of Essex.
A fine and rare original print which has retained its colouring, bright and unfaded in black ink, the image measuring approximately 22 cms. x 17 cms.(8½ x 6¾ ins.)
Printed on a wove paper sheet size 27 cms. x 26 cms, (10½ x 10¼ ins.)
Signed by the artist in pencil in the lower margin.
Unframed and unmounted, blank on the reverse, the condition of the image and sheet is very good with handling marks condusive with age.