John Piper :: The Metropole Hotel from the West Pier, Brighton aquatint, 1939 :: £550 :: www.redgrapegallery.co.uk

Original aquatint

The Metropole Hotel from the West Pier

 

Image size: 21 x 29cm

Sheet size: 25.5 x 38cm

Open/Limited Edition: Open

Condition: Very good for age with evidence of very slight overall toning in the margins

 

 

 

 

 

One of 12 original aquatints of Brighton created by John Piper in 1938 and published
by Duckworth in 1939.

Unlike the hand coloured edition (55 copies), this edition was not numbered but it is generally accepted that the edition size was 200. Printed on hand made paper, the prints were not signed, although Piper did sign and dedicate some copies of the book.

 

Copy of the front page of the portfolio signed by John Piper will be included.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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