Gerald Brockhurst, English, 1890-1978, "Noemie". This simple and elegant etching by Gerald Brockhurst measures 7 1/8 x 4 1/8 inches, pencil signed in an edition of 111. W 57, 1926, frame size is 16 x 12 inches. Born in England and found to be artistically talented at an early age, Gerald Brockhurst attended the Royal Academy Schools. A scholarship enabled him to study in France and Italy where the work of the great masters, especially Botticelli and da Vinci, had a lasting influenced on him. He became well known for his classically styled portraits etched with a remarkable sense of detail and texture.