Spray by Harold Williamson giclee print (40 x 50 cm)
40 x 50 cm giclee print of the beautiful portrait artwork Spray by British artist Harold Williamson, from the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth Collection.
Printed on a high quality matt paper and delivered rolled in a poster tube. The word Giclée (“g-clay”), is derived from the French verb gicler meaning “to squirt or spray”, Giclee, is used to describe a fine art digital printing process combining pigment based inks with high quality archival quality paper to achieve Giclée prints of superior archival quality, light fastness and stability.
This glamorous 1940s image depicts in a vertiginous composition the moment of sea crashing on rocks and spraying the swimmer.
Harold Williamson was a British artist, born in Manchester, he studied at the Manchester School of Art from 1913-16, returning after the First World War and continuing until 1922. He exhibited at RA, NEAC, RWA, Manchester City Art Gallery, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, and in America. Williamson became College of Art, 1926-47, then until 1962 was head of the department of fine art at the Manchester College of Art and Design.