Robert Austin

ARTIST

Austin, Robert

1895 – 1973

Printmaker and draughtsman, born in Leicester. He studied at the School of Art there and at the Royal College of Art, 1914-16 and 1919-22, winning the Rome Scholarship for engraving in the latter year. He taught engraving at the Royal College of Art, 1927-44, becoming Professor in the Department of Graphic Design, 1948-55. Showed with RWS, of which he was a member and President; RE, of which he was a member; and the RA, to which he was elected in 1949. Austin was a meticulous craftsman-engraver and a vigorous draughtsman, as his series of drawings of Women’s Auxiliary Air Force and ballooning activities done during World War II shows. The Tate Gallery holds his work.

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, organised an exhibition of his work in 1980.

More recently he was the subject of two shows at the Fine Art Society plc (2001 and 2002), the latter organised in conjunction with Liss Fine Art Ltd.

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Robert Austin

ARTIST

Austin, Robert

1895 – 1973

Printmaker and draughtsman, born in Leicester. He studied at the School of Art there and at the Royal College of Art, 1914-16 and 1919-22, winning the Rome Scholarship for engraving in the latter year. He taught engraving at the Royal College of Art, 1927-44, becoming Professor in the Department of Graphic Design, 1948-55. Showed with RWS, of which he was a member and President; RE, of which he was a member; and the RA, to which he was elected in 1949. Austin was a meticulous craftsman-engraver and a vigorous draughtsman, as his series of drawings of Women’s Auxiliary Air Force and ballooning activities done during World War II shows. The Tate Gallery holds his work.

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, organised an exhibition of his work in 1980.

More recently he was the subject of two shows at the Fine Art Society plc (2001 and 2002), the latter organised in conjunction with Liss Fine Art Ltd.

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ARTWORK FOR SALE

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Angelus, 1922, original copper plate
£4,400.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Alice Lush, 1928 (CD 80), original copper plate
£6,000.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
My bed, rainy day, 1939
£9,800.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Charles Murray, 1925 (CD 55), the original copper plate
£4,300.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Portrait of Noel Edwards, 1935-36
£8,000.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Springtime at Fulham, 1921
£3,850.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Self Portrait in Roman Hat, circa 1925
£11,000.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Ling of Lingard, 1936 (CD 115)
£390.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Mother, 1932
£5,750.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Easter Sunday, 1940
£380.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Belfry Steps, 1935
£1,290.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Choir, 1920
£1,080.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Woman sleeping, 1931
£390.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Child in Bed, 1929
£395.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
A Girl at a Gate (1938)
£2,900.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Attic Room, Lingard House, with unmade bed, 1930’s
£1,950.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Bell No. 2 (1927) Campbell Dodgson 73
£3,200.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Belfry (1929)
£1,320.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Souvenir of Paris, 1920’s
£1,250.00
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Fisherman, 1927, the original copper plate
£8,000.00

ARCHIVED WORKS

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Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Portrait of a Young Girl, 1936
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Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Child in bed, 1930
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Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Near St. Martin’s Church – Leicester
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Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The bath tub, 193