Paul Drury (1903 - 1987)
Paul Drury, painter and etcher attended Goldsmiths' as an art student and began to create etchings – predominately landscapes - in 1922. His skill as an etcher placed him in the front rank of twentieth century English practitioners, producing ninety-two plates during his career. Drury served as president of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers. He regularly exhibited at the Royal Academy in London. His work resides in the collections of the National Portrait Gallery, London, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and other institutions. He died at London.
Portrait of a Man
Etching, 1928, edition of 75, signed in pencil lower margin. Image size 5-3/8" x 6-3/4 on 7¼" x 8-7/8" sheet. A superbly inked impression in very good condition.