Clifford Webb 1895–1972

47cm x 63cm
18.5” x 25”


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Clifford Cyril Webb was a wood engraver, etcher and painter. Born in London and studied at Westminster School of Art. In the 1920s he established a reputation as one of Britain’s most interesting engravers. He specialised in landscapes and animal subjects, illustrating a number of books, notably for the Golden Cockerill Press, and published many children’s books. He exhibited at the RA, NEAC, LG, RE, NS and SWE and his work is in the collections of the British Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum. Clifford Cyril Webb taught drawing at Birmingham School of Art, 1922-1926, engraving at the St. Martin’s School of Art and lectured at Westminster School of Art. He lived at Abinger Hammer, Surrey.