Modern British Art by Robert Austin: Combing Hair, c. 1938 |



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Robert Austin:
Combing Hair, c. 1938

Unmounted (ref: 1893)
Etching, plate: 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (19 x 16.5 cm.), (cancelled). Print: 11 x 9 5/8 in. (28 x 24.5 cm.)

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A limited edition of 5 prints has been printed posthumously by David Maes on Arches paper (250 g/m²)

Although Austins formidable reputation was secured by his line engravings of the mid to  late 1920's it was in the  1930's that Austin produced some of his most attractive engravings, - often featuring single figures engaged in domestic activities -  Young Mother, (1935) Girl on Stairs, (1937),  and Girl by a Gate (1938). Girl Brushing Her Hair, which forms part of this series, has the added attraction of  including  the artist's dalmation, who was the subject of a celebrated print title 'Ling of Lingard' dating to 1936.

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