Artist Gordon Craig, English, 1872-1966
Title
  • Scene 1
Date 1907
Medium Etching printed in black on laid paper
Dimensions plate: 4 1/8 x 3 1/4 in.
10.4 x 8.2 cm
sheet: 11 1/2 x 9 3/8 in.
29.2 x 23.8 cm
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Paul Mc Pharlin Memorial Fund
Accession Number 65.32
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed In plate, lower right corner: \artist's monogram!; in pencil, lower right: 1907 / EGC / \unidentified device!
Inscriptions In pencil, upper left corner of sheet: 11; in ink, upper right corner of face mat: 1; in pencil by the artist on back mat: In this first Portfolio - 1 to 12 - & in the second Portfolio - Nos. 13 to 18 / are all moments of the movement of the simplest form - or at any rate / the one which seems to me simplest \drawing of a cube! .Such / movement is always / direct & produces the / most beautiful form. / The 6 etchings 19 to 24 are not / concerned with movement. / In the first 18 you will see there are no actualities such as doors windows. / In the the last 6 they creep in -- more people creep in also-