Designed by Clare Leighton (American, born England, 1898 – 1989), Wedgwood (England, est. 1759), Whaling, from New England Industries series About 1952, glazed earthenware (creamware); Lent by Thomas R. Broker.
Clare Leighton and the New England Industries Series
An Epic of Earth and Water: Clare Leighton and the New England Industries Series opened October 31 and will highlight twelve wood engravings created by Leighton for Wedgwood while exploring the artist’s process. The collection was recently acquired by the BMA and the engravings depict twelve industries that represent the heart and soul of New England.