Lettice SANDFORD (1902-1995)

“Leander Pulled Down”

Wood engraving, 1933

185 x 120 mm.


Engraved for “The Amorous Poem Entitled Hero & Leander” published by the Golden Hours Press in 1933. Here printed from the original block in an edition of 100 copies by Simon Lawrence at his Fleece Press. Presented in a special folder with notes on the wood engraver and her engraving by David Chambers. Pictured on page 122 of “Scene Through Wood a century of modern wood engraving” curated by Anne Desmet RA for the Ashmolean Museum to mark the 100th anniversary of the Society of Wood Engravers.

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