Monday, 18 June 2012

Edward Bawden - part 4

1986 Self-Portrait 
watercolour and pencil 48.9 x 64.8 cm 
© National Portrait Gallery, London

This is part 4 of a 4-part post on the works of British Artist Edward Bawden, one of a group of artists associated with a community of artists that existed around Great Bardfield in Essex, England during the middle years of the 20th century.
For biographical notes on Bawden see part 1. For earlier works see parts 1, 2 and 3 also. 

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In 1967 Bawden made a  series of six prints of London markets, commissioned by Curwen Prints. The markets were Billingsgate, Borough, Covent Garden (2), Leadenhall and Smithfield:


1967 Billingsgate Fish Market 
lithograph

1967 Borough Market 
lithograph 46 x 61 cm

1967 Covent Garden Flower Market 
lithograph 46 x 61 cm

1967 Covent Garden Fruit Market 
lithograph 45.8 x 69.9 cm

1967 Leadenhall Market 
lithograph 46 x 61.5 cm

1967 Smithfield Meat Market 
lithograph 46 x 61.5 cm
 
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In 1970 Bawden produced a series of eight linocuts from themes in Aesop's Fables, which he published himself in an edition of fifty:

1970 Aesop's Fables, A Frog and an Ox 
linocut 40.5 x 56 cm

1970 Aesop's Fables, Jackdaw in Borrowed Feathers 
linocut

1970 Aesop's Fables, Hares Foxes and Eagles 
linocut

1970 Aesop's Fables, Ant and Grasshopper 
linocut

1970 Aesop's Fables, Frog, Mouse and Kite 
linocut

1970 Aesop's Fables, Gnat and Lion 
linocut 40.5 x 56 cm

1970 Aesop's Fables, Hare and Tortoise 
linocut 40.5 x 56 cm

1970 Aesop's Fables, Peacock and Magpie 
linocut 40.5 x 56 cm

1970 Trinity College Chapel, Oxford 
lithograph 29.5 x 42.9 cm

1973 Audley End 
lithograph 50.5 x 63 cm

1978 Neyayah, Rasselas and Imlac 
lithograph

1979 Wingfield Manor, Derbyshire - The Great Hall 
watercolour

1981 Cat and Ball of Wool/Play with Me 
linocut

1982 Book Illustration 
linocut
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London

1986 Among the Marsh Arabs 
lithograph 36 x 58 cm

1986 Cat and Greenhouse, Park Lane, Saffron Walden 
watercolour
 

The original watercolour of ‘Dunkirk’ (below), painted in 1940, is in the collection of the Imperial War Museum. This version (colour lithograph on plastic) was made in 1986 by Bawden for the Curwen Press in an edition of 75:


1986 Dunkirk 
lithograph 36 x 58 cm

1986 Self-Portrait 
watercolour and pencil 48.9 x 64.8 cm 
© National Portrait Gallery, London

1987 Hound of the Baskervilles 
linocut

An Old Crab and a Young 
linocut 37.7 x 24.5 cm

Corn Exchange, Saffron Walden 
linocut 56 x 76.6 cm

The Blue Plough, Saffron Walden 
linocut 56 x 78 cm

1 comment:

  1. Hermoso tu arte!
    Continua publicando estos post tan interesante.
    Saludos

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