Original signed etching 1907
16″ x 19″
Sir Frank Brangwyn was a painter, etcher and mural painter. He was also well known for his First World War propaganda posters. He was born in Bruges before moving to London as a child. He exhibited his first of over 40 paintings at the Royal Academy aged only 19. He represented Britain at the Venice Biennale and designed the 1909 British Pavilion. He was the first artist to be awarded a retrospective exhibition at the Royal Academy during his lifetime.
Sir Frank Brangwyn 1867-1956 was elected to the Royal Academy(RA) in 1919, the Royal Soc. of British Artists (RBA) in 1890, The Royal Soc. of Painter-Etchers and Engravers (RE) in 1907 and the The Royal Inst. of Oil Painters (ROI) in 1893.
“The Haycart” is held by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (The Met) and the Fine Art Museum of San Francisco. Other examples of his works are held by The Tate, The V&A Museum, The National Maritime Museum, The National Portrait Gallery and the National Galleries of both Scotland and Wales. He painted murals for the Rockefeller Center in New York.