Leon Underwood 1890 - 1975

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Jump to navigation Jump to search. Leon Underwood (born 25 December in Shepherds Bush, London, died 9 October ) "The precursor of modern sculpture in Britain" was a noted British sculptor, painter, draughtsman and engraver as well as a writer and illustrator, scholar, teacher, philosopher and stained glass and furniture viewyoursitedemo.comion: Regent Street Polytechnic, Royal College of Art, Slade School of Fine Art.

Leon Underwood book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The British artist Leon Underwood () was hailed as 'the precursor.

"Three Peasants lose a shilling" Wood engraving, Signed, dated, titled and numbered 26/50 x mm. £ Sculptor, painter, engraver, illustrator, scholar, teacher. furniture designer, Underwood's talents were immense.

His Brook Green School of Art, established indeveloped a new kind of artist's wood engraving with his students, Gertrude Hermes and Blair Hughes-Stanton.

(b London, 25 Dec. ; d London, 9 Oct. British sculptor, painter, printmaker, teacher, and writer. A versatile and original figure, Underwood was out of sympathy with the main trends of modernism, describing abstraction as ‘artfully making emptiness less conspicuous’.

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Leon Underwood (born 25 December in Shepherds Bush, London, died 9 October ) "The precursor of modern sculpture in Britain" was a noted British sculptor, painter, draughtsman and engraver as well as a writer and illustrator, scholar, teacher, philosopher and stained glass and furniture craftsman.

Leon Underwood (). Leon Underwood (born 25 December in Shepherds Bush, London, died 9 October ) "The precursor of modern sculpture in Britain" was a noted British sculptor, painter, draughtsman and engraver as well as a writer and illustrator, scholar, teacher, philosopher and stained glass and furniture craftsman.

Jan 13,  · Underwood, The Artist & Scholar George Claude Leon Underwood ( – )—a sculptor, painter, draughtsman, graphic artist as well as an author, a teacher and a philosopher—should be recognised as one of the founding fathers of British modernism. Bid Live on Lot in the Fine Art, Old Master Drawings & Prints, Antiques & Textiles Auction from Dominic Winter Auctions.

LEON UNDERWOOD ()Crouching Venussigned and dated Leon Underwood '25 (in pencil lower right)woodcut x 16 cm (8 x 6 1/4 in)Artist's Resale Right may apply on this lot. Auction Details Books and manuscripts sold as incomplete are not subject to returns.

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May 02,  · But the reputation of Leon Underwood (), one of the founding fathers of modern English sculpture, has never really been public property. Few. LEON UNDERWOOD () Seated nude signed and dated 'Leon U/30' (lower right) black ink and crayon wash 20 x 12 in.

(51 x 37 cm.) Artist's Resale Right may apply on this lot. New York: Brentano's, Limited Edition, 1/ xv, 3,5 pp. Profusely illustrated with b/w woodcuts by Underwood.

8vo. /8 x /4. Yellow cloth with stamped brown lines, lettering and illustrations. In a tan pictorial dj with overlaid black illustrations and lettering. Light soiling/spotting to boards; rear hinge split, exposing mull.

Leon Underwood was born in Shepherd's Bush, London, inand studied initially at the Regent Street Polytechnic fromthen at the Royal College of Art from He briefly journeyed to Russia in to copy primitive paintings.

Leon Underwood. Leon Underwood (born 25 December in Shepherds Bush, London, died 9 October ) "The precursor of modern sculpture in Britain" was a noted British sculptor, painter, draughtsman and engraver as well as a writer and illustrator, scholar, teacher, philosopher and stained glass and furniture viewyoursitedemo.com place: Shepherds Bush, London, United Kingdom.

Nov 20,  · Leon Underwood (), Self-portrait in a landscape, ca. Etching. Graphic Arts Collection GA In Underwood and Joseph Bard, a Hungarian poet and an expatriot in Britain, co-founded The Island, a journal of art and literature, today only available at the Huntington Library and Emory University Library.

He continued to travel, visiting West Africa in. Leon George Claude Underwood () worked in several media – as linocutter, painter, etcher, wood-engraver and sculptor; he also taught and wrote extensively on the philosophy and theory of art.

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Email this Article Leon Underwood. Resting girl signed and dated 'Leon U. 35' (lower right) pencil and watercolour (Dimensions: 54 x 36cm)(54 x 36cm)Footnote: Provenance With J.P.L F. viewyoursitedemo.com: The Siamese Cat: A brilliant artist whose work displays the influence of Vorticism, surrealism, and the African art he started collecting in the s, Leon Underwood (), wrote several books, including a slim collection of verse, ANIMALIA (), a pamphlet on aesthetic theory in refutation of Herbert Read, and several monographs on primitive art.

Leon Underwood. Leon George Claude Underwood () worked in several media - as linocutter, painter, etcher, wood-engraver and sculptor; he also taught and wrote extensively on the philosophy and theory of art.

Leon Underwood was born in London, eldest child to Theodore George Black Underwood, a print dealer and numismatist, and his wife Rose Ellen Cornelius who. ( — ) Leon Underwood was born into a family of antiquaries and numismatists on the 25th December Despite the pressure to maintain this family tradition, Underwood stopped working at his father’s shop on Praed Street at the age of seventeen, to pursue an artistic career.

LEON UNDERWOOD () £50 starting bid. Register now to bid on lot in Modern & Post-War British Art on Thu, Jul 4, PM PDT. Leon Underwood () The Herald of a New Day signed with initials and dated ‘LU 34’ (on the base) brass mounted on a marble base 30 in.

(76 cm.) high. Leon Underwood (British – ) Sculptor, printmaker, painter, designer, writer and teacher, born in London. He studied from at Regent Street Polytechnic School of Art under Percival Gaskell,a scholarship took him to Royal College of Art,where he was taught painting partly by.

Leon Underwood (British ) Bronze of the African Madonna, (Modern British Avant Garde Sculptor) - Original bronze - the African Madonna with a fine brown Patination conceived in / signed to the base Leon. numbered IV-VIII, dated on a gnarled walnut rustic wood base.

total height 14 1/2''. Literature: The sculpture of Leon Underwood by Ben Whitworth, published Lund. Leon Underwood (), Artist. Sitter in 4 portraits Artist of 3 portraits Underwood studied at the Royal College and the Slade School of Art, and worked as a sculptor, painter, wood engraver and writer.

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In he founded the Brook Green School of Art in Hammersmith, London, where pupils included Henry Moore and Eileen Agar. Underwood. Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles.

Leon Underwood, British Man and Bird, ; bronze, signed, dated 62, and numbered II/X, 38x24x20cm (ARR) Provenance: Bonham's London, 2 Novemberlot. Leon Underwood (–) – British sculptor, painter, and engraver Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (–) – French sculptor and vorticist Mark Gertler (–) –.

Description: Leon Underwood (), 'Bird Thou Never Wert' (Blithe Spirit), 'Artists Proof' bronze, with dark brown patina, 6½" (from base), on polished wooden base, signed on the left wing; 'Leon U', conceived in Leon Underwood is widely regarded as 'The precursor of modern sculpture in Britain' (Ben Whitworth).New York: Brentanos, 1st.

Hardcover. First Edition, Limited to copies. 8vo. pp. Woodcut illustrations by the author. A beautiful copy, fine in fine dustjacket, as new. Item # Leon Underwood was a noted British sculptor, painter, draughtsman and engraver as well as a writer and illustrator, scholar, teacher, philosopher and stained glass and furnitureBook Edition: 1st.Leon Underwood sculpture.

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