Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)

Title unknown (Broken Christ)

£195.00

SKU: 1855
Line engraving
6 7/8 x 5 1/8 in. (17.5 x 13 cm)
paper size 10 7/8 x 8 1/4 in. (27.5 x 21 cm)
Presentation:
folio

Size:
Height – 17.5cm x Width – 13cm

2 in stock

DESCRIPTION

Provenance:
The Artist’s Estate; Private collection

Literature:
Campbell Dodgson, Robert Austin, exh. cat.,Twenty-One Gallery, London,
1930; Gordon Cooke, Drawings and Prints by Robert Austin, exh. cat.,The
Fine Art Society, London, 2001

Austin was one of the greatest exponents of  line engraving and etching. Campbell Dodgson, Keeper of Prints and Drawings
at the British Museum, who compiled the standard reference work on
Austin, compared him to Albrecht Dürer, noting that Austin had more
than a touch of that master in him’ (Dodgson, Robert Austin, exh.
cat.,Twenty-One Gallery, London, 1930).

A limited edition of 5 line engravings have been printed posthumously
on ARCHES 250 g/m¬≤ paper  costing ¬£40.00 each

We are grateful to Rachel and Clare Austin, Gordon Cooke and David Maes for assistance.

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THE ARTIST

Robert Austin
Robert
Austin
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 (1895 - 1973)
Pause for thought, circa 1930

£975.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Cathedral at Palma, Majorca, 1928

£1,000.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Sea Bouquet, 1940

£950.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Oostend 2

£250.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Deer, 1930

£1,200.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Choir Boys Cantua

£180.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Women at Prayer, 1936

£195.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Belfry Steps

£105.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Beltry, at Palma

£110.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Misty Morning

£180.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Stone Mason

£110.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Santa Barbara 2, circa 1926

£100.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Sottocastello, 1926

£110.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Burnham Market, circa 1930

£105.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Palm Sunday

£100.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Still Life Perugia

£120.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Angelus, 1922

£175.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Salus Infirmorum

£120.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Figure of Christ and peasant women

£140.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Cowherd

£120.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Woman and Sickle

£100.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Bouquet

£110.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Brook Farm

£150.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Man with Scyth

£155.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Winter Landscape with East Wind

£110.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Peasant woman digging

£100.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Rendez-vous

£110.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Roman Terrace

£190.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
At prayer

£120.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Sea Bouquet

£115.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Boy praying

£120.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Bell, no 2

£100.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Four Friends

£115.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The tow rope, 1920

£140.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Ponte Pietra, Verona, 1925

£195.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Pause for thought

£120.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Four women at prayer

£190.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Curtain

£120.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Ex Libris – Eugénie STRONG

£115.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Evening, 1940

£380.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Girl on Stairs, 1937

£255.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Private with bandage, travelling in a railway compartment, circa 1918

£775.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Austin Family of Lingard House, 1936

£135.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Ling of Lingard, 1936 (CD 115)

£390.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Man with a Crucifix, 1924

£1,500.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Bookplate for M.N. Jackson

£360.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Horse Pulling Cart Uphill

£570.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Past and Present

£590.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Chorus Girl

£460.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Tree Study Eton

£475.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Street in Cologne

£600.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Lacemaker of Chartres

£1,580.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Man with a Cross, 1924

£1,500.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Church Tower at Stretton

£360.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Book Plate for the Prime Ministers Library (large version), 1931

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Wherefore Plough, 1924

£520.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Prime Ministers Library (small version), 1931

£165.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Portrait of Noel Edwards, 1936

£320.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Winterlace II, 1954

£350.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Alice Lush, 1928 (CD 80)

£330.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Study of a girl’s head, 1936

£290.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Easter Sunday, 1940

£380.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Charles Murray, 1925 (CD 55)

£255.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Sisters on a Veranda

£2,050.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Hero’s Widow, 1944

£175.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Campbed, 1939

£860.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Bellringer’s wife

£1,440.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Hero’s Widow, (the original plate) 1944

£2,750.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
San Domenico Perugia, 1925

£975.00

Forthcoming
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Evening, (the original plate) 1939
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Bride

£990.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Still Life Perugia, 1932

£625.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Italian Bride

£1,050.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Sea Bouquet 1940

£880.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Foggy Dew

£750.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Girl on stairs, 1937

£2,090.00

Forthcoming
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Wood carriers
Forthcoming
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Brook Farm
Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Woman selling newspapers annoucing Peace Term, circa 1918

£1,500.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Venice, Palazzo Pisani Moretta

£940.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Study for The Curtain, 1930’s

£730.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Rob Aboard Ship, mid 1930’s

£770.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Horse of Ostend, 1921

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Women in Church

£175.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Mother

£165.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Boy and Calf, 1927

£215.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Burnham Overy Staithe

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Souvenir of Paris

£155.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Spanish steps Rome

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
December morning, 1938

£290.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Church Tower at Stretton

£165.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Noel

£175.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Santa Barbara

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Homeward

£215.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Near St. Martin’s Church – Leicester

£165.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Choir

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Foggy Dew

£165.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Norfolk Landscape

£185.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Past and Present

£165.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Angel of Saint Matthew, Orvietto

£225.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
San Domenico Perugia

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Cathedral Majorca

£290.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Man and crucifix

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Birth of Venus (after Botticelli)

£220.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Wooden Bridge Sottocastello, 1929

£290.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Bride

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Italian Bride

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Litany

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Bell No.1

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Man with a Cross

£215.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Tree Study Eton

£165.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Bridge No. 1

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Hill Top Rest

£165.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
German Madonna

£165.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Bellringer’s Wife

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Street in Cologne

£165.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Summer Night

£165.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Spanish Steps, Rome

£1,780.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Empty Church – Concarneau (1949)

£2,400.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Peach’s Bed. July 1934

£1,290.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Italian Mother (1923)

£370.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Fisherman (1927)

£400.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Young Mother (1936)

£350.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Two Girls on a Balcony

£245.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Girl Brushing Her Hair, 1938

£425.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Flight into Egypt

£175.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Title unknown (Broken Christ)

£195.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Chairs – Concarneau (1949)

£275.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
Horses Pulling Cart Uphill (1920)

£165.00

Robert Austin (1895 - 1973)
The Stone Breaker (1925)