Blessing the Waters
Etching with drypoint, image size 8 1/2 x 12 inches, 1926, edition of 100, pencil signed and numbered. Edmund Blampied was a very successful artist and illustrator in early 20th century Britain. He illustrated many books and magazines, but is best known for his remarkable skills as a printmaker. He was an important figure in the 'British Etching Revival' of the early 20th century, and was elected to the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in 1920.