London through the eyes of illustrator and graphic designer Edward Bawden
Edward Bawden created illustrated maps and structural lithographs from the 1920s to the 60s, with Kew Gardens and London's markets among his favourite subjects
Bawden, Edward - A Frog and an Ox - Bookroom Art Press
Colour linocut, 1970. In the 1970’s Bawden made a series of prints based on Aesop’s fables. The frog, with feet firmly balanced on the water-lily, puffs himself up to twice his normal size. He points towards a passing Ox and, boasting to his companions, suggests that he, too, can be the size of this Ox. His companions doubt this, and with each puff deny that he has yet reached the Ox’s size. Determined, the Frog continues puffing until, finally, he bursts. The moral? Rather than imitate…
Grass and Swan wallpaper design variations - Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture (MoDA)
Grass and Swan wallpaper design variations designed by Edward Bawden, c.1938. This is one wallpaper sample by Edward Bawden with an owl, a thrush and a church amongst wheat sheaves, from around 1938. This sample is on a brown ground.
Edward Bawden Illustrations For Ambrose Heath Book Covers - Flashbak
Edward Bawden (1903-89) was the English artist noted for his murals at London Underground stations, designs for Fortnum & Mason and Twinings, gorgeous linocuts of Aesop’s Fables characters, work as an official war artist (1940 -1945), watercolours, adverts for Shell oil, the BBC Year Book, and idiosyncratic illustrations and book cover designs, notably for journalist and … Continue reading "Edward Bawden Illustrations For Ambrose Heath Book Covers"