This original hand-pulled linocut print features Cheshire knight Sir Hugh Calveley, whose tomb at Bunbury in Cheshire is richly preserved.
Sir Hugh served in the Hundred Years' War alongside Sir Robert Knollys as well as serving under the Black Prince at the battle of Najera in 1367. For more information on Sir Hugh Calveley, see my blog post here.
It is hand printed on 250 gsm Somerset Velvet Paper on a 19th Century Albion Press in 4 colours, printed from 4 different plates and signed and edition by the artist. Printed area: 12" x 12"; paper size approx twice as much again.
One of variable edition of 6.
Michael Smith has translated a number of fourteenth century romances into modern English and illustrated them with his linocut prints. Find out more here.
Sir Hugh Calveley, Knight - Original Linocut Print
The print will be supplied in a robust cardboard tube, protected by acid-free tissue paper. Postage and Packing in the UK is free of charge; charges for mailing outside the UK are incorporated in the shopping basket.