Vincent G Barlow

19th  &  20th Century Books & Prints

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Artist:Michael Ayrton

Artist Initials:M

Artist Details:Michael Ayrton studied briefly at Heatherley's School of Art (1935) before travelling extensively in Europe. He collaborated with John Minton in designing sets and costumes for Gielgud's Macbeth (1940-42). Taught life drawing at Camberwell School of Art (1942-44). He was an illustrator and graphic artist and also wrote books on the subject. See James Laver; Paintings by Michael Ayrton 1947. and Drawings and Sculpture.1962 by Ayrton. Ref; Peppin, Horne. and Garton & Co.British Printmakers. 1992.