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Robert Austin
(1895 - 1973)

The bath tub, 193

SKU: 4317

Signed with studio stamp on the reverse

Charcoal, 15 3/8 x 11 3/8 in. (39 x 29 cm.)

Size:
Height – 39cm
Width – 29cm

DESCRIPTION

In the domestic family routine which formed the backdrop to his work
Austin found an endless source of inspiration. Compositions, which at
first appear random, showing the corners of bedrooms and bathrooms are
particularly characteristic of his work.

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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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