Leon UNDERWOOD (1890-1975)
“Three Peasants lose a shilling”
Wood engraving, 1925
Signed, dated, titled and numbered 26/50
177 x 102 mm.
Sculptor, painter, engraver, illustrator, scholar, teacher. furniture designer, Underwood’s talents were immense. His Brook Green School of Art, established in 1921, developed a new kind of artist’s wood engraving with his students, Gertrude Hermes and Blair Hughes-Stanton, excelling in this medium.