Cyril Edward Power (British, 1872-1951) The Eight (Coppel CEP 18; Vann 18) Linocut printed in chrome orange, permanent blue, pale chrome and Chinese blue, 1930, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, titled and numbered 4/50 in pencil, with margins, 391 x 286 mm (15 3/8 x 11 1/4 in) (SH)
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Cyril Edward Power (British, 1872-1951) The Eight (Coppel CEP 18; Vann 18) Linocut printed in chrome orange, permanent blue, pale chrome and Chinese blue, 1930, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, titled and numbered 4/50 in pencil, with margins, 391 x 286 mm (15 3/8 x 11 1/4 in) (SH)
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Cyril Edward Power (British, 1872-1951)
The Eight (Coppel CEP 18; Vann 18)
Linocut printed in chrome orange, permanent blue, pale chrome and Chinese blue, 1930, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, titled and numbered 4/50 in pencil, with margins, 391 x 286 mm (15 3/8 x 11 1/4 in) (SH)

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  • "A Study of a racing eight observed from Hammersmith Bridge during the trials for Head of the River on the Thames. Two versions of this print within the edition exist: a few impressions show the backs of the rowers printed very lightly in yellow from the 3rd block, while the majority leave this area as unprinted white."

    Stephen Coppel, "Linocuts of the Machine Age - Claude Flight and the Grosvenor School", p.95, Scolar Press, London, 1995.
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