Edward Bawden’s London
Artist(s): Edward Bawden
Author(s): Peyton Skipwith, Brian Webb
Year published: August 2015
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 160
Illustrations: Illustrated throughout in colour
Published for the first time in paperback, this best selling book shows London as represented by Edward Bawden (1903 – 1989) in prints, posters, drawings, paintings, murals and advertising material produced during his long career.
The wide range of illustrations includes early work executed whilst a student in the early 1920s; the Morley College murals carried out in partnership with Eric Ravilious; advertising work for London Transport, Fortnum & Mason, Twinings Teas, Shell, Westminster Bank; the mural for the Lion & Unicorn Pavilion at the 1951 Festival of Britain; and a varied selection of his finest series of linocuts – including London Monuments and London Markets.