Grant, Alistair: The Coronation – SOLD


This lively and colourful lithograph is full of character and was designed for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. A proof copy, it’s unframed but mounted. The print is in very good condition, it has registration cut outs in the margins from the printing process but these are beyond the image.

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Artist: (Duncan) Alistair (Antoine) Grant, (1925-1997)

Title and date: The Coronation, 1953.

Size: 49.0 x 36.0 cms.

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Artist description:

Painter and printmaker, born in London of an English father and a French mother. Always known as Alistair Grant he studied at Birmingham School of Art, 1941-1943 and RCA, 1947-1951. His first solo exhibitions were at the Zwemmer Gallery, London, between 1965 and 1967. He also exhibited regularly at RA, London Group, RBA and elsewhere. His work is represented in V&A, Tate, BM, Boston Library, GAC, Wellington Art Gallery, New Zealand and Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle. Grant taught at the RCA for many years becoming a Professor in 1984 after having previously taught at art school including Sidcup and Hammersmith. His work was reproduced by publishers including Faber and Faber and the Folio Society.

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