Artist Robert Austin: Alice Lush, 1928

Artist Robert Austin (1895-1973): Alice Lush, 1928

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Robert Austin (1895-1973):
Alice Lush, 1928
Passe-partout (ref: 10312)

Engraving, the original copper plate (cancelled)

framed: 17 ½ x 14 in. (44.5 x 36 cm)

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Provenance: The Artist's Estate

Literature: Campbell Dodgson, Robert Austin, exh. cat.,Twenty-One Gallery, London, 1930, no 80; Gordon Cooke, Drawings and Prints by Robert Austin, exh. cat.,The Fine Art Society, London, 2001 

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). Alice Lush was originally produced  in an edition of 78.  Copies are in the collection of the National Galllery of Art in Washington,