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Man and his Conscience

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1929 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Guthrie, James Joshua, born 1874 - died 1952 (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour print from one metal intaglio plate

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Artist

  • Museum number:

    E.2293-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case V, shelf 4, box F

Physical description

Colour print on black paper, with the title 'Man and his Conscience'. Signed with monogram, and inscribed in pencil on the back.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1929 (made)

Artist/maker

Guthrie, James Joshua, born 1874 - died 1952 (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

colour print from one metal intaglio plate

Marks and inscriptions

4th Impression from one inking James Guthrie 1929
Signed with monogram; inscribed in pencil on back

Dimensions

Height: 10.3125 in, Width: 8.3125 in

Descriptive line

'Man and his Conscience', colour print from a metal intaglio plate, on black paper, James Guthrie, Great Britain, 1929

Labels and date

Man and his Conscience.
Signed with monogr. Inscribed in pencil on back
4th Impression from one inking
James Guthrie 1929.
Colour print from one metal plate. (10 5/16 x 8 5/16) E.2293-1929.
Given by the Artist.

Note.-Obtained by careful "painting" of an intaglio plate, which is then wiped, leaving the different coloured inks in the depressions, and run through the press like an ordinary etching. A single inking gives several impressions. (Information supplied by the Artist.) []

Production Note

fourth impression from one inking

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Intaglio printing

Subjects depicted

Man

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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