BUCKLAND WRIGHT, John. ~ The Song of the Indian Maid III.
Original proof wood engraving on japanese vellum. Image size 11 x 7.5 cms. Estate stamp of the artist on verso.
Engraving for p.124 of Endymion, Book IV, by John Keats published by the Golden Cockerel Press in 1947. The book contained no less than 58 wood engravings by JBW which he worked on from 1944 until 1947. It was published in a total edition of 500 copies.
“Over wide streams and mountains great we went,/And, save when Bacchus kept his ivy tent,/Onward the tiger and the leopard pants,/With Asian elephants”
Provenance: The artist’s daughter.