Beaumont School

Helena Markson (1934 - )

Etching and sugar-lift aquatint

1964

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: UK
    City: London
    Place: Government Art Collection
  • About the artist
    Artist and Printmaker Helena Markson was born in London in 1934. She studied at Salisbury School of Art and then at Central School of Art (1952-56). From 1963-1966 she co-directed the first open Fine Art Printmaking Workshop in London at Charlotte Street. She set up the etching studio at Byam Shaw School of Painting, London and also taught at Chelsea College of Art and St Martin's School of Art, London. She moved to Israel in 1970 where she co-founded the Art Department at the University of Haifa and later set up the Fine Art Print Studios. She taught both lithography and etching and became Professor Emeritus of Haifa University.
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    Places
    England, Berkshire
    Materials & Techniques
    etching, aquatint
  • Details
    Title
    Beaumont School
    Series Title
    Public Schools Series
    Edition
    8/100
    Date
    1964
    Medium
    Etching and sugar-lift aquatint
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Editions Alecto, October 1965
    Inscription
    below image: 8/100 / Beaumont / Helena Markson
    GAC number
    L6