signed in pencil below the platemark, inscribed ‘first state’
22.8 x 18 cm (plate)
References: Bolling. G. Frederick and Valerie A. Withington, The Graphic Work of Laura Knight: including a Catalogue Raisonne of her prints, 1993. No 11. (Illustrating the published second state.) One example of the published version of this print is held in a public British holding: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh.
This rich impression of a rare and early first state etching of ‘A Quarrel.’ The second published state was etching and aquatint and differs dramatically from the first. The published state comprised an edition of 55 + 4 or 5 trials/states.