School of Art
Prints / PR806
Publisher/Manufacturer: Curwen Studio?
Colour lithograph on white laid paper
475 x 675 mm.
Purchase: St George's Gallery? 1960-1965
Funding support: Gulbenkian Foundation
Number 27 of an edition of 75. One of Herman's earliest lithographs. At Curwen Studio he produced an edition of 50 in black and white and an edition of 50 with added yellow and red. This may therefore be a later print
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Two stocky Welsh miners, one seated and one kneeling, both wearing jackets, trousers, white T-shirts and pit helmets. The figure on the left rests his right hand on his right knee. The figure on the right rests his left elbow on his left knee. Yellow background. Stone lithograph with tusche and chalk, the latter used around the figures shoulders and heads. Printed in black, brown and yellow. Paper has the embossed stamp 'CS'