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Edward Bawden (1903 - 1989)

Watercolourist, illustrator, designer, printmaker and teacher, born in Braintree, Essex, the county in which he spent much of his life, finally living in Saffron Walden. Studied at Cambridge School of Art from 1919, then at Royal College of Art, 1922-5, on a scholarship, in the design school being taught by Paul Nash. Soon began on commercial work for Poole Pottery and Curwen Press, then in 1928-9 with Eric Ravilious and Charles Mahoney did decorations for Morley College. Bawden went on studying engraving and bookbinding at Central School Arts and Crafts after leaving the Royal College and himself taught there, the Royal Academy Schools and Goldsmith's College School of Art. First one-man show at Zwemmer Gallery in 1934, after which he showed extensively including RA, being elected RA in 1956. Work poured from Bawden's studio in the 1930s for companies such as Shell-Mex; book illustrations such as Good Food, 1932, and The Week-end Book,


Brandleguarp, 1928
Edward Bawden
Brandleguarp, 1928  For sale
The English Pub, 1949 -1951
Edward Bawden
The English Pub, 1949 -1951  For sale 
Caerhays Castle
Edward Bawden
Caerhays Castle  For sale 
Dunkirk, 1940
Edward Bawden
Dunkirk, 1940  For sale 
YORK The Historic City
Edward Bawden
YORK The Historic City  Sold 
Buxton, circa 1950
Edward Bawden
Buxton, circa 1950  Sold 
Edward Bawden
Wildflowers  Sold