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Jane HYSLOP -

Biography

Jane Hyslop studied at Edinburgh College of Art between 1985 and 1990. In her final year she was awarded a scholarship that enabled her to spend a few months working in Italy. Since her return she has lived and worked in Edinburgh. Both a painter and a printmaker, she is best known for her witty, descriptive and decorative prints of Scottish towns.


A linocut print is a modern version of wood cut. The lino surface is cut with a knife or gouge and is a relief process. The carved surface of the lino is inked and normally printed using a press. Impressions may be made simply by rubbing the back of the paper over the inked lino.


Purchased with assistance from the National Fund for Acquisitions administered with Government funds by the National Museum of Scotland.