Austin, Robert

(1895 – 1973)

Alice Lush, 1928 (CD 80), original copper plate

£6,000.00

SKU: 10312
Engraving, the original copper plate (cancelled)

framed: 17 ¬Ω x 14 in. (44.5 x 36 cm)

Size:
Height: 34.2cm
Width: 26.7cm

1 in stock

DETAILS

Provenance:
The Artist’s Estate
Presentation:
passe-partout

DESCRIPTION

Literature: Campbell Dodgson, Robert Austin, exh. cat.,Twenty-One Gallery, London, 1930, no 80; Gordon Cooke, Drawings and Prints by Robert Austin, exh. cat.,The Fine Art Society, London, 2001

Campbell Dodgson, Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum, who compiled the standard reference work on Austin, compared him to Albrecht D√ºrer, noting that Austin had more than a touch of that master in him’ (Dodgson, Robert Austin, exh. cat.,Twenty-One Gallery, London, 1930). Alice Lush was originally produced  in an edition of 78.  Copies are in the collection of the National Galllery of Art in Washington,

 

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THE 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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