Creator

Creation Date

1938

Creation Date

2016-09-12

Medium

Wood-carved engraving

Dimensions

12 x 9

Accession Number

2015.117

Creator Nationality

British

Description

A depiction of a farmer using a scythe with a simultaneous battle scene where men are fighting over a throne. On the reverse of the print is a section stanza 18 of Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard by Thomas Gray. This is a scene from a book depicting the elegy by Gray.

Provenance

Matches in style in form to the book, is a page taken from the book and presented in singular form. This illustrattion is from the book Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard published by Limited Editions Club in 1938.

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