Briggs Men

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James McIntosh Patrick
Born Dundee 1907-1998

Briggs' Men, 1936

Etching
Presented 1998 by the Artist's Family
Museum number 1998-157

As was his usual practice, Patrick used a magnifying glass to produce this stunning etching, characterised by his ultra-fine and meticulous technique.

Featuring large scale human figures, it is an unusual subject for him. It was based on a photograph of Briggs Men laying down a tarmac surface.

Briggs Men
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