MARTIN, Frank (1921-2005) ~ Marie: Ten Drypoints by Frank Martin.
One of three artist proof sets of a total edition of 38, each portfolio signed. 10 signed drypoints of a nude by Frank Martin all on Crisbrook handmade paper, two wood engravings in text. Folio, loose with a 4pp. folio title page and colophon with an epigram ‘Marie’ dated 1727, housed in the original cloth backed paper covered boards portfolio with printed paper label on upper cover. A very good set.
A remarkable set of very accomplished and beautiful drypoints of a single nude model by Frank Martin, one time Professor of Engraving and Etching at Camberwell Art School. He is very well known for his engravings, book illustrations and for his prolific life drawings all done in Chelsea between the 1950s to 1970s.