Lot 26: Sybil Andrews (1898-1992), “CANON (SIC) STREET - RAILWAY BRIDGE”, (LONDON), CIRCA 1924-9, Etching and drypoint on wove paper with laid lines; signed “Sybil Andrews del et imp”, titled “Canon Street-Railway Bridge” and numbered 21/25 in

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Description: SYBIL ANDREWS (1898-1992), BRITISH/CANADIAN“CANON (SIC) STREET - RAILWAY BRIDGE”, (LONDON), CIRCA 1924-9Etching and drypoint on wove paper with laid lines; signed “Sybil Andrews del et imp”, titled “Canon Street-Railway Bridge” and numbered 21/25 in pencil to marginPlate/Sheet 8" x 10.8" — 20.2 x 27.5 cm.; 12.1" x 14.2" — 30.8 x 36 cm.Note:In 1925, Andrews joined the newly formed Grosvenor School of Modern Art as secretary. She learned to make linocuts under the influence of British born Claude Flight (1881-1955) who taught the medium at the School after he joined the Grosvenor School in 1925. Flight taught linocut and influenced many students and associates.Estimate: $3,000—5,000
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