A small framed Sketch by Blampied ......SIGNED..... "Brother John... To Peggy....EB". The Sketch is just 3 1/4" x 2 1/4" in a frame 13 1/4" x 10 3/4". Edmund Blampied (30 March 1886, in Jersey – 26 August 1966, Jersey) was one of the most eminent artists to come from the Channel Islands, yet he received no formal training in art until he was 16 years old. He was noted mostly for his etchings and dry points published at the height of the print boom in the 1920s, but was also a lithographer, caricaturist, cartoonist, book illustrator and artist in oils, water colours, silhouettes and bronze. Blampied’s prints, drawings and pictures are in the collections of: Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; British Council, London; British Museum, London; Courtauld Gallery, London; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK; Leeds Art Gallery, UK; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK; Glasgow City Art Gallery, Scotland; McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock, Scotland; Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts, USA; Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA; Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, California, USA; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California, USA; Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, USA; Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, USA; Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA; Boston Public Library, US; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Heckscher Museum of Art, New York, USA; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana, US; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, New York, USA; Mead Art Museum, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri, USA; Saint Joseph College (Connecticut) Art Gallery, USA; Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, USA; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia; the Museum of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand; the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Jersey Heritage, Jersey, Channel Islands; and in the collections of British and American universities.
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