Derrick Greaves 1969 Signed Limited Edition Silkscreen Flower Petal on Rice Paper
Artist Name: Derrick Greaves
Title: Derrick Greaves 1969 Signed Limited Edition Silkscreen – Capturing the Delicacy of Flower Petals.
This signed limited edition silkscreen by acclaimed British painter and printmaker Derrick Greaves, created in 1969, showcases his mastery in capturing the delicate beauty of flower petals. Greaves, a prominent figure in twentieth-century British art, honed his skills at the Royal College of Art and furthered his artistic education in Italy as an Abbey Major Scholarship recipient.
Known for his exceptional ability to depict various subjects, Greaves’s focus on flower petals in this particular silkscreen demonstrates his keen observation and attention to detail. The artwork reflects his fascination with the ephemeral nature of flowers and the intricate textures and colors found within their petals.
During the 1960s, Greaves not only dedicated himself to his artistic practice but also shared his knowledge and expertise as a teacher at the Maidstone College of Art and the Royal Academy Schools. His passion for art education extended further during his tenure as the Head of Printmaking at the Norwich School of Art from 1983 to 1991.
This limited edition silkscreen, created on rice paper, captures the essence of flower petals through Greaves’s meticulous approach to printmaking. The silk-screening technique allows for precise rendering of intricate details and vibrant colors, enhancing the visual impact of the artwork.
Through Greaves’s skillful brushwork and use of color, viewers are invited to appreciate the subtle nuances and organic forms of flower petals. The artwork evokes a sense of tranquility and contemplation, inviting viewers to immerse themselves in the delicate beauty of nature.
Medium Type: Silkscreen on Rice Paper
Size-Width | Size-Height: 30″ x 20″
Signed | Edition Size: Signed in pencil and marked | HC