Le Bas, Ann: Winter on Exmoor
A lovely etching which captures the atmosphere of a snowy winter landscape. In pristine condition, the print is signed, inscribed and numbered by the artist as 21 of 75.
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Artist: (Rachel) Ann Le Bas, (1923-2020)
Title and Date: Winter on Exmoor, date unknown
Size: 21.0 x 39.0 cms.
Ann Le Bas she was a painter and etcher born in Camberley, Surrey who lived in Winsford near Minehead, Somerset. She was educated at the City and Guilds of London Art School from 1946-1948, where she studied under Middleton Todd, Henry Wilkinson and Rodney Burn. An exhibitor at the RA since 1945, she also showed with the RE and NEAC of which she was an elected member and with the LG and RBA. A member of the Somerset Guild of Craftsmen, her work is in the collection of GAC, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter and in the Ashmolean, Oxford. She was unrelated to the artistic Le Bas family. A lovely recent profile of Ann Le Bas is available here: https://somersetartworks.org.uk/2016/09/open-studios-2016-ann-le-bas/