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"Back to Earth" by George Hand Wright, Amer., (1872-1951)
Etching, 1943, ed. of 100, Presentation Print for The Society of American Etchers, N.Y., 9-1/8 x 12-1/16, signed in pencil, on thick cream wove paper. George Hand Wright was a fine painter, illustrator and printmaker who was part of the Westport Connecticut area art community. Most of his work was devoted to portrayals of people at work and leisure in rural and sometimes urban communities, showing ways of life which were changing significantly in the early twentieth century.