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Alistair Grant lithograph Two Girls & a Doll 1955

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Alistair Grant - Two Girls and a Doll (An original pencil signed lithograph; framed)

An original lithograph, pencil signed by the artist lower right, dated (19)55, and numbered 15 lower left from an edition of 75. The subject is almost certainly a view in Etaples, in northern France, or nearby, as the girls depicted were neighbours of the artist's family in Etaples and feature in other paintings and prints from this period. The lithograph is in good condition although not examined out of the frame. The frame is rather tired and there is some staining to the mount.

About 13.6 x 19.0 inches image size; framed size about 22.2 x 27.2 inches

N.B This will be shipped without the glass.

Alistair Grant, RBA, ARCA (1925-1997) was born in London but as his mother was French he spent his childhood in Etaples, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, and he returned regularly to the family home there. He taught print-making at the Royal College of Art from 1955, becoming head of the department in 1970. He was a highly influential printmaker and his work is held by the Tate Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and extensively in the Government Art Collection. During the 1950s and 1960s his work was shown frequently at the Zwemmer Gallery in London. He was a full member of the Royal Society of British Artists. Later in life his work became increasingly abstract.

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Dimensions: 

  • H: 56cm (22.2in)
  • W: 69cm (27.2in)

Period: 

1950s

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