<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

 
Creator:
Robert John Gibbings, 1889–1958, British
Published by The Woodcut Society, 1932–1954
Title:

The Lost Anchor

Additional Title(s):

The Lost Anchor, a Wood Engraving by Robert Gibbings with a Foreword by the Artist. The Woodcut Society, Kansas City.

Date:
1936
Medium:
Wood-engraving on medium, smooth, cream laid paper in contemporary mount of moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper, with cover and forward by the artist
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 x 11 9/16 inches (35.6 x 29.3 cm) and Image: 9 x 8 9/16 inches (22.9 x 21.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "23/200"

Lettered, on cover of the mount, center: "THE LOST ANCHOR | A WOOD ENGRAVING BY | ROBERT GIBBINGS | WITH | A FOREWORD BY THE ARTIST | (design with initials R G) | THE WOODCUT SOCIETY | KANSAS CITY | 1936"; lettered, on inside of cover of the mount, center: "(forward written by the artist)"; lettered, lower right inside image: "R.G."; lettered, on back of mount, center: "THE LOST ANCHOR | AN ORIGINAL ENGRAVING BY | ROBERT GIBBINGS | IS PUBLISHED IN AN EDITION | OF TWO HUNDRED COPIES | EXCLUSIVELY FOR MEMBERS OF THE WOODCUT SOCEITY | This is Number 23 | COPYRIGHT 1936 BY THE WOODCUT SOCEITY | 1234 BOARD OF TRADE KANSAS CITY | MISSOURI"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "RobertJGibbings"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Judith and Norman A. Zlotsky, Yale BS 1953
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B2008.5.5
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anchor | animal art | coral | designs | fish | ocean | seaweed
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:55840
Export:
XML


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.