Charleston Manor ii (Sussex)

Norman Ackroyd RA, CBE (b1938)

Original limited edition etching by the much collected British printmaker Norman Ackroyd RA. Signed in pencil and numbered 11/25.

A very small edition of just 25 etchings, one from the Travels with Copper and Zinc collection of 16 works selected from over 300 copper and zinc plates etched in the South East of England between 1981- 83 – Charleston Manor (Sussex)

Charleston Manor in Lewes, Sussex is a late 16th century farmhouse and was once a home of art and culture.

In 1916, on Virginia Woolf’s recommendation, the painters Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, his friend and lover David Garnett, and Vanessa Bell’s two sons, moved in to Charleston. It was to be occupied and brought to life by the family and their friends for the next sixty-four years.

Printed on BFK Rives 270 gsm paper at the Penny Press in 1983.

Collections: St Martin’s School of Art

Measurements: Measurements: Image size 13 x 11 cm, sheet 25 x 31 cm.

Condition: Unframed, super condition.

This work has now been sold