Color linocut on Japanese paper
Support: Japanese paper
Image: 32 x 46.4 cm (12 5/8 x 18 1/4 in.)
Gift of James and Hanna Bartlett 2018.1082
Andrews first studied art through a correspondence course while working at an automobile factory.
Canadian-born artist Sybil Andrews was part of a group of artists in London who worked avidly in linocut printmaking beginning in the 1920s. Prints such as this one were made by carving into a malleable linoleum block, resulting in smooth, decisive lines. In this image, Andrews used this style to evoke a sense of rapid movement as a row of jockeys on horseback actively leap over a barrier.
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