A silkscreen from the Aquarius Suite by the master of the famed Atelier 17. Stanley William Hayter, CBE (December 27, 1901 – May 4, 1988) was a British painter and printmaker associated in the 1930s with Surrealism and from 1940 onward with Abstract Expressionism. Regarded as one of the most significant printmakers of the 20th century, in 1927 Hayter founded the legendary Atelier 17 studio in Paris. Among the artists, Hayter was credited with influencing were Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, Joan Miró, Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Mauricio Lasansky, K.R.H. Sonderborg, K.P. Brehmer, and Tinca Stegovec.