The Chairman [pencil inscription].
Drypoint, 3rd trial proof, signed in pencil. 175 x 250mm.
Edward Frank Gillett (1874-1927), illustrator for the 'Daily Graphic' 1898-1908. He also worked as a book illustrator, for example for Henty's 'Lion of the North', 1900. Gillett created fewer than fifty drypoints during his career, the majority untitled. Both the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum have comprehensive collections.
Guichard p.39, this print illustrated on plate 25, but named as "Extra Turn".
[Ref: 6895] £260.00