Osprey ( Allen William Seaby)
Title: Osprey
Artist: Allen William Seaby
Date of Work: 1920s
Medium: print : woodcut
Dimensions: 330mm x 350mm
Caption: Seaby was a distinguished artist, teacher and author. He was a pioneer of the traditional Japanese-style colour woodblock print. He specialised in painting birds and illustrated important books including, in later life, the ladybird series `British Birds and their nests`. He was Professor of Fine Art at Reading University from 1921 to 1933.
Object Number: 2015.55.1
Acknowledgements: Reading Foundation for Art Collection, bequest of Hilary Parker
Copyright: Image: Reading Borough Council/ Intellectual: The artist`s estate