Clare Veronica Hope Leighton
(1898 - 1989)
Clare Veronica Hope Leighton was active/lived in Connecticut / United Kingdom. Clare Leighton is known for wood engraving and illustration-dockside/labor genre.
Biography Clare Veronica Hope Leighton
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The following is from Peter Kostoulakos, ISA Fine Art Consultant
Clare Veronica Hope Leighton 1898-1988
Clare Veronica Hope Leighton — engraver and writer — was born in London, England on April 12, 1898 and died in 1988, probably while residing in Woodbury, CT. Leighton immigrated to the United States in 1939 and became a citizen in 1945. Her oeuvre consists of market scenes, genre, docks, woodcuts, and wood engravings. Leighton studied at the Slade School of the University of London, and earned an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from Colby College in Waterville, Maine.
Leighton was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters in New York City; an academician of the National Academy of Design in New
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