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Clare Leighton (1898 - 1989)

Both Man & Bird & Beast, BPL 718 1955

SKU: 9694
The original woodblock, cancelled
6 x 4 in. (15.5 x 10.2 cm)
Presentation:
framed

Size:
Height – 15.5cm x Width – 10.2cm

DESCRIPTION

Provenance:
The Artist’s Estate

Both Man & Bird & Beast was originally printed in an edition of 50 as part of Helen Plotz, Imagination’s Other Place: Poems of Science and Mathematics, (New York: Thomas Y. Corwell). 1955

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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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