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© The Artist's Estate. Presented, 1982. Museums Sheffield
York Minster
Date Made/Found: 1920
Artist: Leonard Beaumont , British, 1891 - 1986
Donor: Leonard Beaumont , British, 1891 - 1986
Material and Medium: drypoint on laid paper
Dimensions: Support: 204 x 253mm Image size: 109 x 154mm
Department: Visual Art
Accession Number: VIS.5052
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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