Peggy Bacon

Frenzied Effort

Drypoint, 1925, ed. unknown but under 50, F. 57, 5-7/8 x 9, signed, titled & dated in pencil, on cream Van Gelder Zonen paper. Trace of glue along top margin edge. Widely regarded as one of Bacon's best prints, it shows a lively life drawing group at the Whitney Studio Club. Several famous artists are depicted, including Pop Hart, Alexander Brook, and Peggy Bacon herself.