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© The Artist's Estate. Presented, 1982. Museums Sheffield
Above Zermatt
Date Made/Found: 1928
Artist: Leonard Beaumont , British, 1891 - 1986
Donor: Leonard Beaumont , British, 1891 - 1986
Material and Medium: drypoint on paper
Dimensions: Support: 260 x 326mm Image size: 197 x 299mm
Department: Visual Art
Accession Number: VIS.5045
Leonard Beaumont was inspired by landscape and architecture. He enjoyed travelling around Europe, never drawing on the spot but creating paintings and prints from memory. Although drawn from memory, each etching is very realistic in style, showing great attention to detail, with carefully hatched shadows of the buildings and people on the street. “My plates are compositions, rather than transcripts of nature.”
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