Gwen RaveratDancing in the Park

£ 1,650.00

Gwen Raverat (British, 1885-1957), ‘Dancing in the

Park’ lithograph on paper. Numbered and signed in

pencil, work depicts couples dancing in a French

park. Framed and glazed. Gwendolen Mary "Gwen"

Raverat was an English wood engraver and

lithographer. The granddaughter of naturalist

Charles Darwin, Gwen Raverat was one of the first

women to insist on and achieve professional

training as an artist. Her first engravings date from

1909 and by 1920 she was the only female artist to

join Eric Gill, Lucien Pissarro, Edward Gordon Craig,

Noel Rooke, Philip Hagreen, Sydney Lee, John Nash

and Robert Gibbings in founding the Society of

Wood Engravers. 30cm x 25cm.