Richard Walker (Irish) woodcut lino block engraving 1970’s
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Richard Ian Bentham Walker; 1925-2009, portrait, figure and landscape painter and printmaker. Born in Croydon, schooled at Canford school where he excelled at Art, but joined the RAF. After a time at Oxford, he trained at Croydon Art School and became a student teacher there before going to the Slade School of Art in London where he studied under William Coldstream.
Richard was elected a member of the United Society of Artists and of the Society of Graphic Artists, and he exhibited widely including at the Paris Salon and Royal Society of Portrait Painters.
An original proof linocut engraving which is bright and unfaded in coloured inks. The image printed on a wove paper sheet measuring approximately 24 cms. by 34 cms. (9½ x 13½ ins).
Hand signed by the artist, with a ‘Richard Walker 1925-2009 Studio Collection’ stamp to the reverse.
Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and sheet is fair with ink staining and soiling to the margins and handling marks condusive with age.