Superb Modern Calligraphic Panel on Vellum

A calligraphic panel on vellum with a watercolor of a stem of roses surrounded by poems and verses relating to roses by Shakespeare, Leigh Hunt, Edmund Waller, John Keats, Robert Herrick and Gertrude Stein.

n.p: mid 20th century.

Price: $650.00

About the item

The poems are written out in red or black, and each is in a different script. Signed lower right, "Roger Marcus, scribe". 1 vols. Panel is 10-1/2 x 16 inches, matted to 17 x 22 inches. Superb Modern Calligraphic Panel on Vellum. Fine.

Item #19110

A beautifully designed and executed panel, demonstrating the scribe's command of the major calligraphic hands. Marcus's lettering shows the influence of the great English scribe and teacher Edward Johnston, and one could hardly wish for a finer influence than that. A handsome production.