CUTTING

Clare Leighton, CUTTING, Wood Engraving, 1931, 1st. ed. of 130, 30 for England and 100 for America, BPL193, 11 3/8 x 8 inches (image), 15 5/8 x 10 1/4 inches (Sheet). From her celebrated Lumber Camp Series. Signed, titled & numbered 9/100 in pencil, with a lengthy inscreiption by Leighton "For my friend Jim,..." Printed on thin cream simili-japan paper. In excellent condition except with old tape to top margin edge at corners. One of Leighton's greatest prints, in a fine impression from the original 1931 edition (In her late years Leighton printed another edition of the Lumber Camp prints which are not as well printed, and which have larger signatures, owing to her failing eyesight).
Inventory # 13833

Price: $3,800.00