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Print - Pasque Flower

Pasque Flower

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    UK (made)

  • Date:

    1980s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Crisfield Chapman, June (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.509-2009

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 152, box B

June Crisfield Chapman is a renowned printmaker specialising in wood engraving, a medium in which she has developed a strong individual style well-adapted to her subject matter which includes book and magazine illustration - particularly botanical and natural history subjects, folklore and myth, and theatrical scenes and characters. Chapman's work is characterised by strong and fluent lines, not easily achieved when working with the resistant grain of a wood block.

The Pasque Flower is one of a series of botanical images which she produced to illustrate articles in 'The Countryman' magazine. It demonstrates the artist's skill in working within the confines of a small block without compromising the lively confident character of her design.

Physical description

Wood engraving on paper, depicting details of flowers.

Place of Origin

UK (made)

Date

1980s (made)

Artist/maker

Crisfield Chapman, June (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Wood engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Pasque Flower 8/100 Crisfield Chapman
Title, edition number and signature; all in pencil

Dimensions

Height: 14.5 cm sheet, Width: 16.8 cm sheet, Height: 7.8 cm image, Width: 11.2 cm image

Descriptive line

June Crisfield Chapman: Pasque Flower. Wood engraving. 1980s

Subjects depicted

Flower

Categories

Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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