Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)

Earth is the Lords. "Our Daily Bread", BPL 766 1965

£3,000.00

SKU: 9698
Original woodblock, cancelled
6 x 4 in. (15.3 x 10.1 cm)

Size:
Height – 15.3cm
Width – 10.1cm

1 in stock

DESCRIPTION

Presentation:
framed

Earth is the Lord’s. ‚ÄúOur Daily Bread‚Äù was originally printed in an edition of 50 as part of Helen Plotz, The Earth Is The Lord’s (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell).1965

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THE ARTIST

Clare Leighton
Clare
Leighton
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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