Pericles by Agnes Miller Parker


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1959, Agnes Miller Parker

Edition Number: Artist’s Poof
Signed, numbered, dated and titled in pencil by the artist.

The print is in excellent condition. Mounted with conservation standard board and framed in a reconditioned modern black frame. The frame has some light wear, but is in good condition and ready to hang.

Agnes Miller Parker (1895–1980) was a Scottish engraver, illustrator and painter in oil and tempera. She is particularly well-known for her wood engravings and a number are held by National Galleries Scotland.

Miller Parker is especially known as a wood-engraver thanks to her many illustrations of tales, fables and historical narratives. She worked with H. E. Bates, which resulted in two outstanding wood engraved books: Through the Woods (1936) and Down the River (1937), published by Victor Gollancz.

This wood engraving from 1959 entitled Pericles shows a scene of the Greek politician reunited with his daughter following many years apart (The RSC website has a concise summary of the Shakespeare adaptation of the Pericles story). This is likely to be one of a number of wood engravings illustrating Shakespearian Tragedies, that Miller Parker produced in 1959 for the Limited Editions Club of New York.

Availability: In stock

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Image Size

102 x 185 mm

4.0 x 7.2 inches

Paper Size

142 x 223 mm

5.5 x 8.7 inches

Mount Window Size

120 x 198 mm

4.7 x 7.7 inches

Frame Size

294 x 389 mm

11.5 x 15.3 inches


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