Wood Engraving (1933). Original size 21.5 x 25.5cm. Spring is very nearly upon the farmer, and with a rhythmic movement of the right hand the sower, to quote Leighton, ‘flings the seed out upon the earth before him, a figure of generosity. It is the simplest, most spontaneous gesture imaginable, but on the exactness of his fling depends the farmer’s crop for this year’. Size: Image: 23.6 x 28 Paper (hand-deckle edged) 43.0 x 46.0cm Format: Giclée print; limited edition (1/850) on 310gsm thick, 100% cotton, deckle edged rag. Hand-numbered and hand-embossed.
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© Clare Leighton