Sybil Andrews, CPE (British/Canadian, 1898-1993) Sledgehammers (SA 26) Linocut printed in spectrum red, viridian and Chinese blue, 1933, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, titled and numbered 36/60 in pencil, with margins, 299 x 358mm (11 3/4 x 14in) (SH) (unframed)
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Sybil Andrews, CPE (British/Canadian, 1898-1993) Sledgehammers Linocut printed in spectrum red, viridian and Chinese blue, 1933, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, titled and numbered 37/60 in pencil lower left, with margins, 202 x 228mm (8 x 9in)(B)(unframed)
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Lot Details
Sybil Andrews, CPE (British/Canadian, 1898-1993)
Sledgehammers (Coppel SA 26)
Linocut printed in spectrum red, viridian and Chinese blue, 1933, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, titled and numbered 37/60 in pencil lower left, with margins, 202 x 228mm (8 x 9in)(B)(unframed)

Footnotes

  • "Andrews later related that this print was a memory of seeing blacksmiths at work in Coventry in 1915, where she has been posted as an oxyacetylene welder as part of her war work."

    Stephen Coppel, "Linocuts of the Machine Age", Scholar Press, London,
    1995, p113.
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