[From the Community Collection, a public trust in Agincourt, Iowa]
WALKER, Richard Ian Bentham [1925–2009]
“Irish Industrial Landscape”
color linocut and engraving / 21 inches by 16 inches (image)
Richard Ian Bentham Walker (1925-2009), portrait, figure and landscape painter and printmaker, was born in Croydon, schooled at Canford school where he excelled at Art, but joined the RAF. After a time at Oxford, he trained later at Croydon Art School and became a student teacher there before going to the Slade School of Art in London where he studied under William Coldstream. Richard was elected a member of the United Society of Artists and of the Society of Graphic Artists, and he exhibited widely including at the Paris Salon and Royal Society of Portrait Painters.
This is another mid-century modern piece from the Bendix family collection.