Still Life with Shell, ca. 1932

British (1901 – 1993)

Still Life with Shell, ca. 1932

Color linocut on laid thin oriental paper.
Edition of 50. Rare.
Signed and numbered 10/50 in pencil.
9 3/8 x 6 7/8 in.; 23.81 x 17.46 cm.

Grierson studied at Hammersmith School of Art and then at the Grovesnor School of Modern Art. He adopted the use of color linocut, but often chose the more unusual subject of still life.   Also a painter, his still lifes incorporated shells, statues and instruments in various elegant compositions.