1992 Beryl Cook Dancing on the Counter Signed Edition Print 826


A signed, limited edition lithograph Beryl Cook print titled ‘Dancing on the Counter’, published in 1992 and numbered 826/850.

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 trio of barmen, serving sweets, partially obscured by 3 pairs of women’s dancing legs, of which Beryl Cook wrote: “A friend told us to hurry along to this pub one night as the barmaids would shortly be dancing on the bar. What a treat”.

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 print: 62.5 x 52.5 cm (24 5/8 x 20 ¾ inches)
Size of Picture: 55 x 44 cm (21 5/8 x 17 1/4 inches)
Weight: 79 g