Artist Frederick Austin: Decorating the Font, 1946

Artist Frederick Austin (1902-1990): Decorating the Font, 1946

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Frederick Austin (1902-1990):
Decorating the Font, 1946
Passe-partout (ref: 10316)

Signed and dated  in the plate

Etching, the original copper plate

Framed: 12 ½ x 10 in. (31.5 x 25 cm)

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Provenance: The Artist's Estate; Private collection

Winning the Prix de Rome for engraving in 1927 Austin followed in the footsteps of 

his better known brother the engraver  Robert Sergent Austin, (winner of the Prix de Rome in 1922).  

In order to establish a separate identity he called himself Austin Frederick.