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David Koster (1926-2014) - Contemporary Etching, Chaffinches

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Etching with aquatint and hand colouring. Signature, title and 'artist's proof' inscription below plate lines. On wove.


In fine condition overall, with minor marks and slight surface creasing.


27.8 x 20.3cm (10.9" x 8")
Sheet: 51 x 39.6cm (20.1" x 15.6")
Plate: 29.4 x 21.8cm (11.6" x 8.6")

Artist Biography

David John Douglas Koster (1926-2014) was a painter and printmaker born in Islington, London. He studied at the Slade School of Art, 1944-1947 and later taught drawing and printmaking at Medway College of Design. He was a founder member of the Society of Wildlife Artists in 1964 and held numerous one-man shows, including a retrospective exhibition that coincided with the launch of a major book about his work. He received several commissions including work for the RSPB and a front cover for their 'Birds' Magazine. His recent commissions included the purchase of works for the refurbishment of the Saga Rose cruise ship. His death was recorded in Inverness, Scotland.

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Code qc745
Artist David Koster (1926-2014)
Date Contemporary
Dimensions 27.8 x 20.3cm
Medium Etching
Style Realism
Subject Birds
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