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‡Graham Sutherland OM (1903-1980) Illustration for Hieroglyphics of the Life of Man by Francis Quarles Signed and dated 1943 (twice) Lithograph in colour, three prints on one uncut sheet 51 x 38cm Literature: Francis Quarles, Hieroglyphikes 1637, Menston: Scolar Press Facsimiles 1978. Malcolm Yorke, The Spirit of the Place. Nine Neo-Romantic Artists and their times, Constable: London 1988. The Blazing Taper on Lofty Hills, illustrated page 131 Roberto Tassi, Graham Sutherland Complete Graphic Work Nos 46, 47 and 48 Hieroglyphics of the Life of Man, published in 1637, was the sequel to Francis Quarles best-selling Emblems (1635) which was lavishly illustrated, containing five books of meditative verse.
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