Julian Trevelyan Prints for Sale
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Julian Trevelyan (1910-1988) was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he read English Literature. He is regarded as an important innovator of modern print techniques and became a founding member of the British Surrealist Group. A selection of his paintings and etchings featured in the ground-breaking 'International Surrealist Exhibition.' He married the artist Mary Fedden in 1951 with whom he travelled widely. He was made a Royal Academician at the Royal College of Art in 1987
Trevelyan in Paris
After studying at Cambridge, he moved to Paris to become an artist and enrolled at Atelier 17, Stanley William Hayter's engraving school, where he learned about etching. He worked alongside famous artists including Max Ernst, Oskar Kokoschka, Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso.
Trevelyan in London
In 1935, Trevelyan bought Durham Wharf, beside the River Thames in Hammersmith, London. This became his home and studio and was a great source of artistic inspiration to him. He taught history of art and etching at the Chelsea School of Art and was Tutor of Engraving at the Royal College of Art, rising to Head of the Etching Department where he was influential to many younger printmakers, including David Hockney and Norman Ackroyd. In 1969, he produced the Thames Suite, a collection of etchings showing 12 views of the Thames from its upper reaches in Oxford and Henley-on-Thames down to the tidal stretches of London and the Estuary.