Philip Hagreen
1890-1988, English

Christ Child Bookplate
1890-1988, English

This wood engraving by Philip Hagreen measures 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches and is plate signed on the lower margin. Hagreen was a gifted wood engraver and illustrator. Founder of the Society of Wood Engravers in the early 20th. century he became a master of the small format creating over 170 bookplates. He studied lettering with Eric Gill and was known for his use of white lines and spaces. A religious man, he withdrew from the artistic life to follow in the Lord's footsteps and in so doing became one of the most under appreciated engravers of the time.

Painting

In a Stormy Sea

This 19th Century European School marine painting measures 4 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches, oil on board, framed.

Print

Sailing
1868- 1942, European

Etching, image size 8 7/8 x 12 3/4 inches,pencil signed

Drawing

Vale by Lidford Cascade
19th century

Watercolor, image size 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, titled in pencil upper left.