Bernard Brussel-Smith
American (1914-1989)
Drunken Sailor, 1945-46
Wood engraving
3×3 IN.

State ii/II 33 in the edition of 40. From the "Sing of America" series. Signed in pencil lower right: "B. Brussel-Smith"; titled in pencil lower center: "Drunken Sailor"; numbered in pencil lower left: "33/40". Initialled on block lower center: "BB-S". From the estate of the artist. A fine impression in fine condition with full margins.
Published: Tom Scott. "Sing of America." Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1947. p.8. and "The University of Kansas City Review." Spring 1947. p.224. and Henry C. Pitz. "Bernard Brussel-Smith: Wood Engraver." "American Artist." February 1948. p.45. and "Wood Engraving." "Better Impressions" Vol. XI No. 1. First Quarter 1951. p.17. and "Tweedledum & Tweedledee." [promotional pamphlet]

$ 500