John Banting 1902–1972
P07003 Explosion 1931
Inscribed ‘5/45’ b.l. and ‘John Banting 1931’ b.r.
Linocut, 8¾ x 10¾ (22.2 x 27.3).
Exh: English Printmaking 1900–1940: A Neglected Heritage, Christopher Drake Ltd, November–December 1972 (16).
Repr: Six Linocuts of the Thirties by John Banting, Alexander Postan Publishing Ltd, 1971.
Purchased from Alexander Postan Publishing Ltd (Gytha Trust) 1972.
This edition of six linocuts was published by Alexander Postan Publishing Ltd in 1971. Each linocut is one (No.5) of an edition of forty-five printed by John Henn at the Camberwell School of Art under the supervision of the artist. The dimensions given above are those of the sheets. The linoblocks were subsequently presented to the Tate Gallery archive…