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The Guitar Player 1920s woodcut by Edward Burra Modern British Art

1928 - 1929

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To see our other Modern British Art, scroll down to "More from this Seller" and below it click on "See all from this Seller" - or send us a message if you cannot find the artist you want. Edward Burra (1905 - 1976) The Guitar Player (1928 - 1929, this edition published 1971) Woodcut 15 x 10 cm; sheet size 34 x 24 cm Numbered 15/45 lower left and initialled EB lower right. Published by the Nicholas Treadwell Gallery in 1971. Burra's woodcut of a female guitar player surrounded by a landscape of cacti. A bunch of grapes is pendent beside her triangular earring, and a male figure in a wide-brimmed hats stands in the field nearby. Edward Burra was an English painter, draughtsman, and printmaker. He met Paul Nash in 1925, and Nash introduced Burra to woodcut-making in 1928, the same year that Burra began this woodcut series. His first solo show was held at the Leicester Galleries in April 1929, and he exhibited with the English Surrealists in the 1930s.
  • Creator:
    Edward Burra (1905 - 1976, British)
  • Creation Year:
    1928 - 1929
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 5.91 in (15 cm)Width: 3.94 in (10 cm)
  • Medium:
  • Movement & Style:
  • Period:
  • Condition:
    Excellent.
  • Gallery Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU795311654382
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