Derrick Greaves 1970 Signed Limited Edition Silkscreen Flowers and Gate
Artist Name: Derrick Greaves
Title: Flowers and Gate: A Captivating Silkscreen by Derrick Greaves.
This signed limited edition silkscreen artwork titled "Flowers and Gate" showcases the remarkable talent of Derrick Greaves, a prominent British painter and printmaker of the twentieth century. Greaves' artistic journey began with his studies at the prestigious Royal College of Art from 1948 to 1952, followed by the prestigious Abbey Major Scholarship in Italy from 1952 to 1954. Throughout his career, Greaves made significant contributions as an educator, teaching at the Maidstone College of Art and the Royal Academy Schools during the 1960s. Notably, he served as the Head of Printmaking at the Norwich School of Art from 1983 to 1991.
This particular silkscreen, created in 1970, exemplifies Greaves' ability to capture the beauty of nature with a touch of enchantment. The artwork features a gate adorned with vibrant flowers, inviting viewers into a whimsical and serene setting. Greaves' meticulous attention to detail and mastery of the silkscreen medium are evident, as the colors blend harmoniously and the composition exudes a sense of tranquility.
As a signed limited edition, this silkscreen holds both artistic and collector's value. Greaves' reputation as a significant figure in British art history adds further significance to this piece. The artwork has the potential to elevate any art collection, providing a glimpse into Greaves' artistic legacy and his ability to capture the essence of nature through his distinct visual language.
Medium Type: Silkscreen, Hollingworth Wove paper
Size-Width | Size-Height: 37'' x 29''
Signed | Edition Size: Signed in pencil, dated and marked | 46/50
Unframed in Very Good Condition.