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MICHAEL AYRTON (1921-1975)

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Michael Ayrton was an English artist, writer, renowned sculptor, printmaker, designer, critic, broadcaster and novelist.  He work reveals a personal obsession with flight, myths, identity, mirrors and mazes, demonstrated in his sculptures, poems and stories.  He also worked as a designer for the stage and was a costume designer, working with the artist, John Minton on the 1942 John Gielgud production of Macbeth at the age of nineteen.  He was also a book designer and illustrator including Wyndham Lewis’s The Human Age trilogy as well as Poems of Death for Frederick Mulder and The Golden Ass...

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THE GOLDEN ASS, 1960

Nine original colour lithographs on paper,

printed by the Curwen Press, London.

Paper size: 9 x 5 3/4 in (229 x 146 mm)

Mount size: 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 in (290 x 215 mm)

Presented in ivory conservation mounts

 

Each: £15 (including conservation mount and free UK delivery)

                                                                                         

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