James Exley
British (1878-1967)
One Crowded Hour of Glorious Life is Worth an Age without a Name, 1924
Color etching and aquatint
7×6 IN.

Final state. Signed in pencil lower right margin: "JRG Exley.". Signed in plate lower right: "J.R.G Exley, Fecit: 1924"; titled lower center: "One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name"; inscribed upper center: "NO BIRD CAN WITH THE WELL-BRED COCK COMPARE, NO CREATURE LESS THAN MAN SHALL WITH HIM SHARE; THE HONOUR BRAVELY WON BY DINT OF SWORD.". A fine impression in fine condition with full margins. Sheet measures 10 2/3 x 8 1/2 inches.

$ 250