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Creator Robert John Gibbings, 1889–1958, British
Published by The Woodcut Society, 1932–1954
Title The Lost Anchor
Alternate 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) Image: 9 x 8 9/16 inches (22.9 x 21.7 cm)
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
Accession Number B2008.5.5
Collection Prints and Drawings
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Subject Terms anchor | animal art | coral | designs | fish | ocean | seaweed
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