Percy Alfred E. Grassby (1882 - 1973)
Grassby was born in London and emigrated to Canada in 1902. Primarily a wood engraver, He spent several years in various locations in the United States, went to Montreal in 1913, and settled permanently in Boston shortly thereafter. Grassby worked both as a successful typographic designer and wood engraver, producing pictorial engravings for various commercial clients, calendar illustrations, and decorative engravings of Boston area landmarks. A major collection of his work is housed in the Boston Public Library.
Aquatint, 1927, unsigned, edition not stated. image size 3-3/4” x 4”; sheet size 5-5/8” x 9” Published in The Print Connoisseur, Volume VII Number 1, January, 1927