The first wood engraving by Gwen Raverat, The Knight of the Burning Pestle, is priced at £575 by Abbott & Holder.

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It is the opening work in Abbott & Holder’s exhibition on the British artist, which runs until April 15.

The show seeks to showcase wood engravings she made from 1909-28, with only a handful of works listed in her catalogue raisonné missing.

Raverat was the granddaughter of Charles Darwin. She was studying at the Slade when a cousin sent her materials to start wood engraving, which she pursued extensively. In 1920, she was one of the founders of the Society of Wood-Engravers.

She was the focus of a retrospective at Redfern Gallery in 1928, and after completing the final work in this show, turned her attention to book illustration.

The Knight of the Burning Pestle is available for £575.