Robert GIBBINGS Gutting Herrings  (1923)
Original woodcut on very thin Japanese paper. Signed Robert Gibbings in pencil lower right and numbered from the limited edition of 50 lower left. Image size: 135mm x 95mm
Condition: very faint even toning of paper outside image, full margins with occasional light marking. In very good condition for age. Retaining the original frame backing board, most likely hand titled by the artist himself
A beautiful, extremely scarce wood engraving by Robert Gibbings, the artist at the centre of all the developments in wood engraving in Britain, from the cubist engravings of his 'vanishing line period' to the traditional landscape based engravings of the River Books
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