1st Aug, 2021 13:00

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

  Lot 631


mezzotint on paper, signed, titled and numbered 22/50
image size 15cm x 13cm, sheet size 28cm x 24cm, overall size 32cm x 28cm
Framed and under glass.
Note: Dorothea Wight (born in Devon England, 1944, died 2013, Muswell Hill, London) was a British printmaker and artist. Wight is best known for founding the Studio Prints on Queen's Crescent (London), where editions of artists’ prints were created, working with some of the most important contemporary British artists, including Frank Auerbach, Lucien Freud, Ken Kiff, R.B. Kitaj, Leon Kossoff, Celia Paul, Paula Rego, William Turnbull, Kim Lim, Stephen Conroy and more than 100 other artists. She married her collaborator in the workshop, Marc Balakjian in 1973. The two would lead Studio Prints in introducing a number of techniques to British printmaking and the studio was considered "at the forefront of British Printmaking for 40 years". She was also an exceptional artist in her own right, best known for her mezzotints which have been exhibited across the world in countless solo and group exhibitions. Her works are in a number of permanent collections in the UK including those of the V&A, The British Museum, The British Council, the Arts Council of Great Britain, the Museum of London, The Fitzwilliam Museum, The New Art Gallery Walsall and The Ashmolean. Dorothea Wight's mezzotints are also included in major public collections in France, Germany, Poland, Belgium, Norway, Poland and Australia.


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