Dame Elisabeth Frink CH DBE RA (British, 1930-1993)
Dame Elisabeth Frink was born in Suffolk in 1930 and studied at Guildford School of Art and then at Chelsea School of Art. She later went on to teach there as well as at St. Martins. She is widely recognised as the greatest British Sculptor of her generation and established as a printmaker of major importance. Today her prints are keenly sought-after and are becoming incresingly scarce.
The Prioress’s Tale.
etching with aquatint in black
from Limited Edition of 300
50 x 34 cm. (plate size), 76 x 58.5 cm.(within frame)
£450 (Framed and glazed in contemporary frame.)
This etching was published as a limited edition (some bound others loose, signed and numbered on the limitation leaf by the artist. There was additionally an edition of 63 individually numbered and signed examples).
References: Recorded in the Catalogue raisonné by Caroline Wiseman: Elisabeth Frink, Original Prints, no. 64; Horne, Alan. The Dictionary of 20th Century Illustrators: 203.