Flag On Iwo by Lynd Ward, Amer., (1905-1985)

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Flag On Iwo by Lynd Ward, Amer., (1905-1985)

Regular price $1,200

Wood Engraving, 1945, Edition unknown, 6-1/16 x 5-3/4, a fine impression, minor soft fold and old hinges to top margin edge, palest hint of mat line, signed, titled & dated in pencil, on tissue thin cream laid japan paper 13-1/4 x 9-11/16. A masterfully nuanced, powerfully patriotic and moving composition by Lynd Ward, which portrays the famous raising of the flag by American Marines atop Mt. Suribachi during the battle of Iwo Jima towards the end of the War in the Pacific. The print appears to be rare.