THAMES SIDE 1948
John Minton (1917 – 1957)
- 35.5 X 49 CM (IMAGE)
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Minton was encouraged to make lithographs, using especially prepared transfer paper, for the Miller’s Press, and later became associated with the Society of London Painter-Printers founded by the Miller’s Press in conjunction with the Redfern Gallery, London. This work was included in the first exhibition of the Society of London Painter-Printers shown at the Redfern Gallery in 1948. The print is a re-working of his painting of 1946, Rotherhide from Wapping, now in the collection of Southampton Art Gallery ( www.southampton.gov.uk/art/).
Out of Print British Printmaking 1946-1976, The British Council 1994
Work of art made with paint on a surface. Often the surface, also called a support, is a tightly stretched piece of canvas, paper or a wooden panel. Painting involves a wide range of techniques and materials, along with the artist's intellectual concerns effecting the content of a work.