A Tree In Virginia (framed)
by Stephen Farthing RA
Stephen Farthing RA’s new print for RA Editions continues his fascination with the drawing process, taking a young domestic tree in Virginia as his subject. Please note, this framed work is available for collection only from the Royal Academy of Arts.
|Artist||Stephen Farthing RA|
|Dimensions||81 x 64.5cm|
|Fabric & material||Etching|
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Stephen Farthing RA’s new print for RA Editions continues his fascination with the drawing process, taking a young domestic tree in Virginia as his subject. Farthing drew his first ‘tree portraits’ in the summer of 1999, in Southern France. The following year he moved to New York and halfway through the process of re-drawing the trees onto etching plates, the project was halted as a result of a studio fire, and the 9/11 tragedy. This is the first in a new series of prints; Farthing’s subject is growing on a strip of land that separates Regan domestic airport and the Pentagon. His advice on drawing trees is: "start with the very highest leaf and slowly work your way down… the trunk is the easy bit”.
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About Stephen Farthing RA
Painter Stephen Farthing studied at St Martin’s School of Art from 1969 to 1973 before completing a Masters Degree in Painting at the Royal College of Art in 1976. While at the Royal College, Farthing was offered an Abbey Major Scholarship, an honour which took him to the British School in Rome for a year.
On his return to London, Farthing held... Go to artist page