Sybil Andrews, CPE (British/Canadian, 1898-1993) Golgotha (SA 15) Linocut printed in pale yellow ochre, pale spectrum red, crimson and alizarin purple madder, 1931, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, titled and numbered 47/60 in pencil, with margins, 348 x 260mm (13 5/8 x 10 1/4in) (SH) (unframed)
Lot 57*AR
Sybil Andrews, CPE (British/Canadian, 1898-1993) Golgotha Linocut printed in pale yellow ochre, pale spectrum red, crimson and alizarin purple madder, 1931, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, titled and numbered 47/60 in pencil top right, with margins, 310 x 208mm (12 1/8 x 8 1/8in)(B)(unframed)
Sold for £4,750 (US$ 6,973) inc. premium

Lot Details
Sybil Andrews, CPE (British/Canadian, 1898-1993)
Golgotha (Coppel SA 15)
Linocut printed in pale yellow ochre, pale spectrum red, crimson and alizarin purple madder, 1931, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, titled and numbered 47/60 in pencil top right, with margins, 310 x 208mm (12 1/8 x 8 1/8in)(B)(unframed)

Footnotes

  • With the outbreak of the second world war Andrews took a break from printmaking and emigrated to Canada. She restarted her linocuts in 1946 with a deeply rooted religious theme. Golgotha was the first of about 20 linocuts that Andrews made on this theme. Although she was not particularly a religious person she had always been captivated by drama in the life of Christ.
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