Edward Bawden (1903 – 1989)

Westminster Abbey (1966)

Linocut print

52 x 68 cm (92 x 107 framed)

Signed, titled, inscribed ‘Artist’s Proof’ and numbered 42/75 (Bawden inscribed ‘Artist’s Proof on all of his prints).

Bawden’s view of Westminster Abbey, cast in shades of blue, grey, and black.

Edward Bawden was an English painter, illustrator and graphic artist, known for his prints, book covers, posters, and garden metalwork furniture. Bawden taught at the Royal College of Art, where he had been a student, worked as a commercial artist, and served as a war artist in World War II. He illustrated several books and painted various public murals, and his work and career are often associated with that of his contemporary, Eric Ravilious.

Condition: generally very good. Inscription slightly faded.

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