Modern Masters of Etching
1924 No 2 Plate XII
James McBey, Zaanstreek
This is a fabulous collection of original, hand-tipped-in photogravures of etchings which were created for Modern Masters of Etching, The Studio Collection.
The photogravure plates were printed by Waterlow and Sons, London.
The 33 volume series was published between 1924 and 1932 and included volumes on Dame Laura Knight, Whistler, Frank Brangwyn, Alphonse Legros, and Ernest Stephen Lumsden amongst others.
The full plate size for the photogravures is 30cm x 24.5cm with the images sizes varying within the plate.