Wilfred Fairclough, Orchestra At The Royal Opera House

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Wilfred Fairclough, Orchestra At The Royal Opera House

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This fine 20th-century etching by British artist Wilfred Fairclough (1907-1996) depicts an orchestra pit at The Royal Opera House, London. It’s rendered with great attention to detail and captures the musicians in full swing.

Fairclough’s etchings are regarded by many to be leading examples of superior work in monochrome. Note the wide range of tones from the blacks through to the highlights. He’s working hard to provide interest through minute adjustments to the plate.

Fairclough trained at the Royal College of Art and later received the prestigious ‘Rome Scholarship’ in Engraving. He often returned to the subject of performance for inspiration and enjoyed depicting musicians.

Signed, dated, framed and glazed.

Learn more about Wilfred Fairclough in our directory.

Medium: Etching on paper
Overall size: 19½” x 18” / 50cm x 45cm
Year of creation: 1972
Condition: Artwork presents well.

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