Ravilious: Wood Engravings

£20.00

Written: James Russell
Edited: Tim Mainstone
Hardback: 80 pages
Publisher: Mainstone Press (2019)
Language: English
ISBN: 978-0957666559
In Ravilious: Wood Engravings the illustrations selected show the evolution of this remarkable talent. Accompanying each illustration, is an extended caption designed to illuminate the engraving in an informative and entertaining way. In a manner familiar to readers of Ravilious in Pictures, author James Russell sets out to discover the places that inspired Ravilious, explore the remarkable books he illustrated and meet the people he portrayed. Ravilious: Wood Engravings is both a collection of beautiful, surprising pictures and an entertaining portrait of a wonderful artist and his world.

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Although a brilliant watercolourist, lithographer and designer, Eric Ravilious (1903-42) was above all a wood engraver. It was in this demanding medium that he first found artistic expression in the early 1920s, and over the next two decades produced some of the finest engravings of the age.

Additional information

Weight .577 kg
Dimensions 25.3 × 19.5 × 1.5 cm

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