BUCKLAND WRIGHT, John. ~ Andromeda and the Centaur.
Original proof wood engraving on japanese vellum. Image size 10.8 x 8 cms. Estate stamp of the artist on verso.
Engraving for p.137 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.
“The Centaur’s arrow ready seems to piece/Some enemy: far forth his bow is bent/Into the blue of heaven...Andromeda! sweet woman! why delaying/So timidly among the stars...”
Provenance: The artist’s daughter.