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Stanley William HAYTER

Great Britain 1901 – Germany 1988


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Astyanax 1979 Description: Plate VIII from the unbound book Death of Hektor containing nine engravings by S.W. Hayter to poems by Brian Coffey
Creation Notes: 5 plates printed by Hayter at Atelier 17, Paris; 4 by Jack Shirreff, 107 Workshop, Wiltshire
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, intaglio drypoint, etching, photo-engraving Support: 285 gsm Crisbrook J Green hand-made paper
Impression: 295/300
Edition: ed. 300, plus 35 AP plus 10 presentation copies plus 5 hc
Place Published: Guildford, Surrey: Circle Press Publications, 1979

Primary Insc: signed and numbered in pencil below platemark: l.l. '295/300'; l.c. 'VIII'; l.r. 'S.W. Hayter 79'
Dimensions: image 29.0 h x 21.8 w cm sheet 39.6 h x 28.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Martin S Ackerman 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.502.8