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Wood engraving - Still-life
  • Still-life
    Austen, John Archibald, born 1886 - died 1948
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  • Object:

    Wood engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1926 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Austen, John Archibald, born 1886 - died 1948 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs R. F. Austen, widow of the artist

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 140

Physical description

Wood engraving, signed and dated in pencil 'John Austen 1929'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1926 (made)


Austen, John Archibald, born 1886 - died 1948 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Wood engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'John Austen 1929'
Signed and dated in pencil


Height: 4 in, Width: 3.625 in

Descriptive line

Still-life with a bottle of Benedictine, a glass, fruit and a book. Wood engraving by John Archibald Austen, R.B.A. (1886-1948), 1929.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1951 London: HMSO, 1962.


Printing ink


Wood engraving

Subjects depicted

Fruit; Still life; Alcohol; Bottles; Books; Drinking glasses


Prints; Illustration


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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