Percy Henry Martindale was a British mezzotint engraver of portraits and landscapes after British 18th century painters and his contemporaries. He studied etching under Thomas Mackay and engraving under Joseph Bishop Pratt, and worked for Swan Electric Engraving Co. and T. Agnew & Son’s. Martindale authored Engraving Old and Modern (1928), a book on various etching and engraving printmaking techniques.
Condition: Generally very good, with the usual overall light toning and wear. Some minor fraying, soft creases, and cockling to margins of supporting sheet, easily matted out.
“Catalogue 73.” Frances Wakeman Books. http://www.fwbooks.com/cat_73/cat_73c.htm (25 January 2005).
Mackenzie, Ian. British Prints: Dictionary and Price Guide. Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors Club, 1987. p. 220.