Soaring and Bounding: British Color Woodcuts

John Edgar Platt (British, 1886-1967), The Plough (triptych), 1921, woodcut. Collection of John Rossetti

Sun, 12/17/2017 - Sun, 04/01/2018
Decorative Arts Corridor

This beautiful selection of color woodcuts by British artists such as John Edgar Platt, William Giles, and Allen Seaby, demonstrates the influence of Japanese aesthetics and techniques on Western art of the 1920s and 1930s.

Special thanks to John Rossetti.

John Edgar Platt (British, 1886-1967), The Plough (triptych), 1921, woodcut. Collection of John Rossetti.

 

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