BUCKLAND WRIGHT, John. ~ Zephyrus and Flora.
Original proof wood engraving on japanese vellum. Image size 10.5 x 7.5 cms. Estate stamp of the artist on verso.Image size 10.8 x 8 cms. Estate stamp of the artist on verso.
Engraving for p.136 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.
“Ah, Zephyrus! art her, and Flora too!/Ye tender bibbers of the rain and dew,/Young playmates of the rose and daffodil,/Be careful, ere ye enter in, to fill/Your baskets high...”
Provenance: The artist’s daughter.