Sybil Andrews CPE (British/Canadian, 1898-1992) The Winch Linocut printed in Chinese orange, viridian, and dark blue, 1930, a vivid impression, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, titled and inscribed 'E.P.5' in pencil, an experimental proof before the numbered edition of 50, with margins, 184 x 284mm (7 1/4 x 11 1/4in)(B)
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Sybil Andrews CPE (British/Canadian, 1898-1992) The Winch Linocut printed in Chinese orange, viridian, and dark blue, 1930, a vivid impression, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, titled and inscribed 'E.P.5' in pencil, an experimental proof before the numbered edition of 50, with margins, 184 x 284mm (7 1/4 x 11 1/4in)(B)
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Sybil Andrews CPE (British/Canadian, 1898-1992)
The Winch (Coppel SA 6)
Linocut printed in Chinese orange, viridian, and dark blue, 1930, a vivid impression, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, titled and inscribed 'E.P.5' in pencil, an experimental proof before the numbered edition of 50, with margins,
184 x 284mm (7 1/4 x 11 1/4in)(B)

Footnotes

  • Coppel quotes an excerpt from a review published in North- China Daily News on 2nd May 1931: "'The Winch'... is full of power, movement, and colour and the design of the two central figures is amazingly simple and full of action."

    Stephen Coppel, Linocuts of the Machine Age: Claude Flight and the Grosvenor School (Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1995), 107.
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