Out of stock
Code:
kg537

Valerie Thornton (1931-1991) - Signed 1976 Original Aquatint, Peper Harrow

Item Sold

Description

A beautiful etching and aquatint by the respected printmaker Valerie Thornton. This detailed representation of a Surrey farm building is typical of Thornton's oeuvre and displays her sensitivity to texture. Her impressive technical skill allows a sculptural depiction of this weathered architecture. Several of her works are owned by the Tate Gallery. This particular piece was probably owned by Sheffield University 'FAS Sheffield Uni.' inscribed verso. Signed, titled and editioned 45/70 in pencil below the plate line. Well presented in a card mount and wood frame. On wove.

Condition

Some light discolouration around the mount.

Size

39.5 x 62cm (15.6" x 24.4")
Framed Size: 65 x 85cm (25.6" x 33.5")

Artist Biography

Valerie Thornton (1931-1991) was born in London where she later studied art at the Regent Street Polytechnic School of Art from 1950-53. In 1954 she went to Paris and studied printmaking with the renowned teacher Stanley William Hayter at Atelier 17. Thornton then moved to New York where she spent two years at the Pratt Institute. Her first exhibition of etchings and watercolours was held in 1960. Thornton’s work is to be found in several public collections both in Britain and America.

Location

Peper Harow, Godalming, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, GU8

More Information
Code kg537
Artist Valerie Thornton (1931-1991)
Date 1976
Dimensions 39.5 x 62cm
Framed Yes
Medium Aquatint
Style Realism
Subject Architecture & Cityscapes
Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:Valerie Thornton (1931-1991) - Signed 1976 Original Aquatint, Peper Harrow

Delivery prices for this item are as follows

UK:
£0
EU:
£13.6
Europe:
£26.6
USA/Can:
£44.5
Australia:
£75.7
World:
£75.7

Remember - we combine shipping costs for multiple purchases automatically so go through to checkout for the final price.

Need to Know

All of our items come with a Certificate of Authenticity

Read more Certificate of Authenticity
Empty | Add All to Cart
 My Wishlist (0)