1982 Beryl Cook Poetry Reading Signed Limited Edition Print JFA


A signed, limited edition Beryl Cook print titled ‘Poetry Reading’, published in 1982 and marked with the Fine Art Guild number stamp JFA.

This represents 751/850. The print bears Beryl Cook’s hand signed pencil signature and the details of ‘Alexander Gallery Publications Ltd., Bristol, England’ – sole publishers of Cook’s work since 1977. The painting shows a group of people seated in a living room and listening to a poetical looking man reading enthusiastically to them. Of note is the picture on the wall of one of Beryl Cook’s most famous paintings ‘Nude on Leopard Skin’.

Beryl Cook (1926-2008) was a Plymouth artist famed for her representations of plump extroverted women. Her distinctive, comic style enjoys popularity across the world.

The print is in pristine condition and comes from the last remaining stock of the Alexander Gallery. The print has been mounted on card and wrapped in clear plastic to protect it.

Size of Print: 36 x 46 cm (14 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches)
Size of Mount: 53 x 64 cm (21 x 25 1/4 inches)
Weight: 0.6kg