[The Spirit of the East.]
[British, n.d., c.1924.]
Etching on thin paper, 255 x 220mm. 10 x 8¾". Artist's presentation proof, inscribed with dedication (lower margin): "To Major Farren with compliments from the artist".
Emblematic composition against a background of palatial architecture, featuring a potentate riding in a howdah on an elephant, various holy men, and monkeys. One of a group of etchings of oriental flavour made in 1923-4. Edward Julius Detmold (1883 - 1957).
[Ref: 27407] £350.00