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Iain Macnab

  1890 - 1967
 
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Summer Bouquet

Summer Bouquet   1947

Original wood engraving.

Excellent impression with strong, even inking.
Artist’s proof aside from the normal edition of 50 numbered impressions.

£2,800



The Beach at Mont St. Michel

The Beach at Mont St. Michel   c.1925

Original etching with line engraving.

Very rare early etched work by Iain Macnab.
Excellent signed impression from the only edition of 30 numbered proofs.

£1,750



The River Auray sold

The River Auray  

Original wood engraving.

Excellent signed proof impression.

SOLD



Waterlillies sold

Waterlillies   1960

Original wood engraving.

Very good, strong impression from the only edition of 25 signed and numbered proofs.

SOLD



Conversation Piece sold

Conversation Piece   1934

Original wood engraving.

Excellent impression from the only edition of 60 signed and numbered proofs.

SOLD



Self-portrait sold

Self-portrait   c.1928

Original signed oil painting.

The sole recorded self-portrait painting by Iain Macnab.

The Scottish artist Iain Macnab of Barachastlain was the founder and principal of the famous Grosvenor School of Modern Art, the school at which the art of original linocut was first pioneered in this country.

SOLD

 

The Scottish artist Iain Macnab of Barachastlain was the founder and principal of the famous Grosvenor School of Modern Art, the school at which the art of original linocut was first pioneered in this country. Here, he gathered around himself an inspired group of teachers including Claude Flight, Cyril Power and Sybil Andrews. His concepts of the sense of motion which could be created by the shape of repetitive parallel lines were of profound influence, in particular in relation to the art of linocut – an art form which both he and Claude Flight pioneered at the Grosvenor School. Iain Macnab’s first recorded wood engravings date from 1927 and it was as a wood engraver that he developed his concepts of the use of line, creating an exceptional body of technically brilliant and truly inspired works for which he is justly famed. [more]