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Frederick Austin (1902-1990)   BIOGRAPHY

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Flight into Egypt
Framed (ref: 1650)
Signed and dated
In a flat section gilded frame with square outer moulding, glazed, etching, signed and dated, 8 x 9 in. (20 x 23 cm.)

 


This print dates to 1927, the year that Austin won his Rome Scholarship in Engraving.



Frederick Austin (1902-1990)

Printmaker and painter, born in Leicester, brother of the artist Robert Sargent Austin. He studied at Leicester School of Art and at Royal College of Art under Malcolm Osborne, William Rothenstein and Randolph Schwabe, 1924-7. Prix de Rome for engraving won in 1927. Exhibited RA, RE of which he was a member, and extensively abroad. British Museum, Graves Art Gallery in Sheffield and several foreign collections hold his work. Lived in London.

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