Clare Leighton

ARTIST

Leighton, Clare

1898 – 1989

Clare Leighton attended the Brighton School of Art (1915), the Slade School of Fine Art (1921’23) and the Central School of Arts and Crafts. Despite her childhood nickname ‘The Bystander’, she became a hugely visible artist on both sides of the Atlantic, and her vast oeuvre includes engravings, paintings, bookplates, illustrations and stained glass. Her twelve plates for Wedgwood, New England Industries, 1952, are amongst her best-known work.

She exhibited with the SWE in London (1923) and at the 1934 Venice Biennale ‘ attaining full membership to the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in the same year. She also made several tours of the United States, becoming a naturalised citizen in 1945. By the time of her death, Leighton had authored twelve books and made over 840 prints.

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Clare Leighton

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Leighton, Clare

1898 – 1989

Clare Leighton attended the Brighton School of Art (1915), the Slade School of Fine Art (1921’23) and the Central School of Arts and Crafts. Despite her childhood nickname ‘The Bystander’, she became a hugely visible artist on both sides of the Atlantic, and her vast oeuvre includes engravings, paintings, bookplates, illustrations and stained glass. Her twelve plates for Wedgwood, New England Industries, 1952, are amongst her best-known work.

She exhibited with the SWE in London (1923) and at the 1934 Venice Biennale ‘ attaining full membership to the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in the same year. She also made several tours of the United States, becoming a naturalised citizen in 1945. By the time of her death, Leighton had authored twelve books and made over 840 prints.

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ARTWORK FOR SALE

Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Aunt Madge (BPL 502)
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Scarecrow, BPL 548 1942
£1,400
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Chopping Wood, (BPL 524), 1942.
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
The Reaper (BPL 221), 1933
£5,000
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Ellen Hoeing, BPL 575
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Angels and Trumpets, The Vision Splendid, BPL 762 1965
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Weighing Cotton (BPL 493)
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
The Cello Player, BPL 722, circa 1957
£1,950
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The Reverend Hill Walks Away, BPL500, 1942
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
To Everything There Is a Season, Psalms (BPL 670)
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Sunset with women riding side saddle with a male companion standing in the foreground
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
The Reverend Hill’s Dream (BPL 499), 1942
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Frontispiece Ellen… (BPL 564), 1944
£1,100
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Top of the Rise
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
The Lord Reigneth BPL 655, 1952
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Miller (BPL 497)
£2,800
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Louisiana Pilgrimage (BPL 525), 1942
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Unto the Hills, BPL 643
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Cod Fishing, BPL613, 1949-50
£18,000
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Po’ White Woman (BPL 520)
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Cotton Pickers, BPL490, 1941
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Logging, BPL 608, 1949-50
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Farmer and Statue of Liberty, 1930’s
£4,750
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Hog-Killing Girl, aka After the Hog Killing, aka Woman Carrying Binbath, BPL 515 1942
£3,500
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Tobacco Growing, BPL614, 1949-50
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Figure group, uneditioned woodblock
£3,500
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God’s Familiars, Earth is the Lord’s, Gods Familiar, BPL 764 1965
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Farming, BPL609, 1949-50
£18,000
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Whaling from the New England Industries, late 1940’s
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The Book of Ecclesiastics, BPL 669
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Maple Sugaring, BPL610, 1949-50
£18,000
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Winter (BPL 571) 1944
£1,800
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Tobacco Market, BPL 529 1942
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Ice Cutting, BPL607, 1949-50
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Hog Killing, 1942
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Earth is the Lords. “Our Daily Bread”, BPL 766 1965
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
BPL 664 Hear ye children (BPL664) Psalms, circa 1952
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
There Be Three Things, BPL 668 1952
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
The Darking Thrush, Hardy Shepherds, (Thomas Hardy), BPL 774b 1965
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Marble Quarrying, BPL604, 1949-50
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Planting Tabacco, BPL 565 1944
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Lopping, The Book of Proverbs, BPL 210 1933
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Old Ollie (BP: 504)
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Lovers in the Wheat Field BPL 570 1944
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Those were Rolling Hills (Kentucky Scene), BPL 566 1944
£1,900
Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
The Sluggard Will Not Plow (BPL 666) Psalms
£2,200
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Hog Killing, BPL 514 1942
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The Sages, BPL 225 1933

ARCHIVED WORKS

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The original designs for Southern Harvest, circa 1941
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
In the Beginning, BPL 716 1955
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Woman of Andros, BPL 157 1930
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Shells & Seaweed, BPL 680 1954
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“Where Land Meets Sea” (Coastline is the catalogues title, The Beach is the title of the chapter), BPL 707
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Clam Diggers, BPL 599
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Whiteleaf Cross, BPL 255
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“All Creatures Here Below”, BPL 765
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Hauling in the nets
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The Haricot Planting, BPL 768
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The House at Phillips Place, BPL 577
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Ellen and Her Children (BPL578), 1944
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Dragging Brush BPL 569 1944
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I know all the Fowls, (BPL 650)
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Ship Wreck, BPL 696
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Book with quill pen and ink bottle
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Fishermen & Nets, (BPL 615)
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Who Shall Ascend, (BPL 646)
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Fishing (chapter header) (BPL 689)
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
The Magic of Handling Earth (BPL 488), By Light of Sun, circa 1941
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I Was Just Thinking (BPL 729), 1958
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
He Brought Streams, (BPL 653) Psalms, circa 1952
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Charm Me Asleep (BPL 758), Music & Dreams, 1962
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Lovers In the Wheat field (BPL 570), 1944
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The Berry Picker (BPL 701)
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Cranberry Bogs (BPL 684),
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Sorghum Mill (BPL516)
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In The Morning Sow Thy Seed (BPL 672), 1952
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Watchers Of The Sky (BPL 719), 1955
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Old Sam (BPL 526)
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
He That Gathereth (BPL 665) Psalms, 1952
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
Out of the depths – (BPL 662) 1952
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
The letter ‘S’ from The Farmer’s Year, 1933
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
The letter ‘M’ from The Farmer’s Year, 1933
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
The letter ‘R’ from The Farmer’s Year, 1933
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
The letter ‘G’ from The Farmer’s Year, 1933
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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)
The Farmer’s Year, 1933