Artist Frank Brangwyn: Original design for the woodblock Horresco (V2125),

Artist Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956): Original design for the woodblock Horresco (V2125),

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Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956):
Original design for the woodblock Horresco (V2125),
Framed (ref: 3237)

Black wash on paper, 

3 x 2 1/2 in. (7.5 × 6.4 cm)

See all works by Frank Brangwyn plate war No Mans Land WW-1 Paintings



Provenance: Ct.William de Belleroche; private collection since 1968.

Literature: Walter Shaw Sparrow, Prints and Drawings by Frank Brangwyn, John Lane, London, 1919, illus. p. 57; Dominique Marechal, Collectie Frank Brangwyn, Bruges 1987, illus. p. 266 (inv. 0.2/90(1).III).


‘Horresco’ is a reference to the latin phrase horresco referens: I shudder as I tell the story.

Horresco is V2125 in Libby Horner’s forthcoming catalogue raisonné.