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Leonard Griffiths Brammer

  1906-1994
 
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[Continental Port scene] sold

[Continental Port scene]   c.1930

Original etching.

SOLD



Palace of the Popes

Palace of the Popes   1931

Original etching and line engraving.

Excellent signed proof impression from the only edition.

£425



Palace of the Popes, Avignon sold

Palace of the Popes, Avignon   c.1930

Original etching and drypoint.

Very good signed proof impression from the only edition.

SOLD



A View of Burslem

A View of Burslem   1929

Original etching.

Excellent impression from the only edition of 50 signed proofs.
One of Leonard Brammer’s finest views of his native town of Burslem.

£680



A View of Burslem sold

A View of Burslem   1929

Original etching.

Outstanding impression from the only edition of 50 signed proofs.
One of Leonard Brammer’s finest views of his native town of Burslem.

SOLD



A Potter’s Mill sold

A Potter’s Mill   1932

Original etching.

Outstanding impression from the only edition of 25 signed proofs.

SOLD



View of Pot Banks sold

View of Pot Banks   1933

Original etching.

Outstanding impression from the only edition of 35 signed proofs.

SOLD



A Street in Burslem sold

A Street in Burslem  

Original etching.

Outstanding signed proof impression from the only edition.

SOLD



[An Extensive view of one of the Five Towns] sold

[An Extensive view of one of the Five Towns]  

Original etching.

Very fine signed proof impression of this impressive etching. One of Brammer’s two largest etched plates.

SOLD



A Street Scene, Five Towns

A Street Scene, Five Towns   1932

Original etching.

Very fine signed proof impression printed in brownish black ink. Apparently a trial proof printing in this ink tone, aside from the normal edition of 35 impressions printed in black ink.

£650



A Street Scene, Five Towns sold

A Street Scene, Five Towns   1932

Original etching.

Excellent impression from the only edition of 35 signed proofs printed in black ink.

SOLD



Cockyard by Night, Burslem sold

Cockyard by Night, Burslem   1931

Original etching

Very good impression from the only edition of 50 signed proofs.

SOLD



Pot Bank at Stoke sold

Pot Bank at Stoke   c.1935

Original etching.

Excellent signed proof impression from the only edition.

SOLD



Etruria Hall

Etruria Hall  

Original soft ground etching and mezzotint.

Exceptionally rich presentation proof from the edition of only 25 signed and numbered impressions.

£420 (2 sold, 2 remaining)



Ovens, Kilns and Old Decorating ‘Shops’, Wedgwood, Etruria sold

Ovens, Kilns and Old Decorating ‘Shops’, Wedgwood, Etruria  

Original etching.

Outstanding signed proof impression from the only edition.

SOLD



Wedgwood, Etruria, ‘Beating’ the Oven

Wedgwood, Etruria, ‘Beating’ the Oven   1948

Original etching.

Excellent signed proof impression from the only edition.

£480 (1 sold, 1 remaining)



The Hoist in the Mill Cockoft sold

The Hoist in the Mill Cockoft  

Original etching

Very good iigned proof impression from the only edition.

SOLD



Wedgwood Etruria. From Canal Bank sold

Wedgwood Etruria. From Canal Bank  

Original etching.

Excellent impression from the only edition of 25 signed proofs.

SOLD



Wedgwood Etruria. China, Enamel & Lustre Kilns & China Warehouse sold

Wedgwood Etruria. China, Enamel & Lustre Kilns & China Warehouse  

Original etching.

Excellent signed proof impression from the only edition.

SOLD



Wedgwood Etruria, the Flint Kiln and Mill sold

Wedgwood Etruria, the Flint Kiln and Mill  

Original etching.

SOLD



Wedgwood, Etruria - The Roundhouse & Works Entrance sold

Wedgwood, Etruria - The Roundhouse & Works Entrance   1948

Original etching.

SOLD



Wedgwood Etruria - Old & New China Ovens [Bottle Kilns] sold

Wedgwood Etruria - Old & New China Ovens [Bottle Kilns]   1948

Original etching.

Outstanding signed proof impression from the only edition.

SOLD



The Gods of Etruria sold

The Gods of Etruria   1929

Original etching.

Outstanding signed proof impression from the only edition.

SOLD



The Jasper and Basalt Ovens, Wedgwood, Etruria sold

The Jasper and Basalt Ovens, Wedgwood, Etruria  

Original etching.

Excellent signed proof impression from the only edition. A very fine example of this striking image.

SOLD



Wedgwood, the Old Modelling Shop Steps, Lustre Kiln and Acid Shop

Wedgwood, the Old Modelling Shop Steps, Lustre Kiln and Acid Shop  

Original etching.

Excellent signed proof impression from the only edition.

£520 (1 sold, 1 remaining)



Wedgwood, the Last Days at Etruria. Removing the Moulds sold

Wedgwood, the Last Days at Etruria. Removing the Moulds  

Original etching.

Very strong, signed proof impression from the only edition.

SOLD



Wedgwood, the Marl Bank and Old Coach House

Wedgwood, the Marl Bank and Old Coach House  

Original etching and mezzotint.

Signed proof impression from the only edition.

£295 (1 sold, 1 remaining)



A Factory Scene, Five Towns sold

A Factory Scene, Five Towns   1932

Original etching.

Excellent impression from the only edition of 25 signed proofs.

SOLD



[Potteries Town – Thunderous Sky] sold

[Potteries Town – Thunderous Sky]  

Original mezzotint.

SOLD



Hanley, Five Towns sold

Hanley, Five Towns  

Original etching.

SOLD

 

Leonard Griffiths Brammer is famed as an original printmaker for the remarkable visual record which he created of the Staffordshire potteries. An industrial landscape now lost and changed - for those of us who were not alive to witness the potteries in their heyday Brammer's etchings will forever remain their most accurate and evocative memorial.

The son of a builder of pot ovens, and the grandson of a master potter, Leonard Brammer specialised in depicting the industrial landscapes of the Staffordshire potteries in the area surrounding his native town of Burslem. Having studied at the Royal College of Art under Malcolm Osborne and Robert Sargent Austin from 1926 to 1931, Leonard Griffiths Brammer was one of the few original printmakers to begin etching during the twilight years of the British Etching Revival and to continue creating original etchings after the Second World War was over. From 1934 onwards his etchings were printed in editions which never exceeded 25 impressions; consequently, all of his printed works are now rare.

Between 1946 and 1948 Leonard Brammer was commissioned to make a series of prints depicting the Wedgwood Etruria pottery works at Hanley, near Stoke-on-Trent - a series of prints for which he is justly renowned. The heavy atmosphere of Brammer's images succeeds in capturing the oppressive character of this industrial region perfectly. Indeed, Leonard Griffiths Brammer is now beginning to be perceived as one of the great British printmakers of the twentieth-century, for his style fuses the stark modernity found in the prints of C.R.W. Nevinson with a new and distinctive view of industrial landscape and its people which can be found reflected in the works of England's most famous painter of industrial scenes, L.S. Lowry. Often sombre in their nature, Leonard Brammer's original printed works are widely regarded as one of the outstanding portrayals of the Bristish industrial landscape. [more]