Augustus Edwin John
British 1878 - 1961
The Big Grotto (Campbell Dodgson No. 117)
Etching and aquatint, signed and dated in pencil 'Aug E John '06'
The sheet measures 26.5 cms. x 20.5 cms. and is inscribed in pencil lower left - 'Catalogue No. 35' and 'The big grotto' (sic)
and lower right - 'Print No. 2'
The Big Grotto is part of a delightful group of etchings from 1906 prepared for the first exhibition of John's etchings held in May 1906 at The Chenil Gallery, London
There are numerous online biographies available for Augustus John, a fascinating and important British artist