STONE, Reynolds. (1909-1979) ~ At the Edge of the Woods, Ashley Chase.
Wood engraving by Reynolds Stone, printed from the original block by Phil Abel at the Hand and Eye Press and overseen by the artist’s two daughters Phillida Gili and Emma Beck. Edition limited to 100, each print numbered by the artist’s daughter Phillida Gili and with the blindstamp of the Reynolds Stone estate. 8.3 x 6.3 cms. Mounted.
Previously unpublished, this engraving draws the viewer into a beautiful piece of ancient woodland, assumed by the family to be Ashley Chase in Dorset which was close to the family home in Litton Cheney and a place much loved by the artist. The original block was engraved in the early 1960s.