NORTH WEST AND BEYOND: JAMES HAMILTON HAY │ Victoria Gallery & Museum, Liverpool → 31 August 2015

'Self-portrait of the artist,' 1915, drypoint, 22.5 x 23.5 cm
‘Self-portrait of the artist,’ 1915, drypoint, 22.5 x 23.5 cm

“Ɖs xibišn fôc̣sz on ɖ drîpýnt prints pṛdyst bî 19ʈ senčri Mrzīsîd ečr n pêntr Jêmz Hamltn He. Hvñ xtnsvli travld acrs Britn, Hamltn He pṛdyst strîcñ landscêp prints nt onli v hiz nêtv Nwʈ West bt olso v ɖ Sâʈ West n Sâʈ Īst v Ñgḷnd. Âr xibišn includz jst undr hāf v ɖ 53 orijinl drîpýnts evr pṛdyst bî ɖ ātist. Olso on dsple fr ɖ frst tîm r tu pensldrōñz v Hamltn He, az wel az tu wŭdbloc prints bî Jaṗnīz ŭcīo-é mastr Catṣšīca Hoc̣sî – lounz fṛm Blacbrn Myziym n Ātgaḷri n Wiłmsn Ātgaḷri n Myziym rspctvli. Ɖ rmāc̣bl drîpýnts on dsple iḷstret Hamltn He’z mastri v comṗzišn, hîlîtñ at ɖ sem tîm ɖ ātist’s Impreṣ̌nist rūts az wel az hiz fasinešn wɖ nêčr n hiz pašn fr Jaṗnīz wŭdbloc prints.”

GAḶRI WEBSAIT


WŌCR ĀTGAḶRI, LIṾPŪL

“…Born in 1874, in Bircnhed, He wz wn v ɖ most taḷntd ātists t imrj fṛm Livpul in ɖ ŕli 20ʈ senčri.

Aftr fîndñ hiz trênñ at Livpul Scūl v Āt vri unsatisfactri, He muvd t Cwnẉl ẇr h flurišt undr Britiš Impreṣ̌nist Jūłs Olsn. He lêtr rtrnd t Livpul n bcem an eṇjetc advc̣t fr cntmprri āt in ɖ siti; h wz rsponṣbl fr ōġnîzñ xibišnz v wrc bî significnt inṭnašnl ātists includñ ɖ Frenč Impreṣ̌nist, Edwād Mane, in 1904.

Folowñ ɖ deʈ v hiz wîf in 1911, He muvd t Lundn fr a freš stāt. Jrñ ɖs tîm, h dveḷpt a mr grafic stîl notiṣbl in ɖ bold lînz h yzz in hiz lêtr wrc cmperd t ɖ mr fluid Impreṣ̌nist lînz yzd in hiz ŕlịr wrc.

Hiz deʈ fṛm luñcansr in 1916, êjd 42, preṃčrli endd hiz c̣rir, privntñ hm fṛm biyñ az wel nôn az h mt hv bn…”

James Hamilton Hay, by Francis Dodd, drypoint, 1913, 12 in. x 10 1/4 in. (305 mm x 259 mm) plate size; 15 5/8 in. x 13 5/8 in. (396 mm x 345 mm) paper size
‘James Hamilton Hay,’ by Francis Dodd, drypoint, 1913, 12 in. x 10 1/4 in. (305 mm x 259 mm) plate size; 15 5/8 in. x 13 5/8 in. (396 mm x 345 mm) paper size


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