The Road to Thaxted by Edward Bawden

Bawden is a major artist rooted in Essex where he was born and lived all his life.

Details

Medium:
Linocut
Dimensions:
40.5 x 61 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,600 ( Total: £6,000)
Acquired in:
2009
Vendor:
Fine Art Society

He is famed for his linocuts and this is a fine example of his work. Bawden's work forms the cornerstone of the collection at the Fry Gallery. This linocut features a local scene near Great Bardfield and the farm shown is the subject of another Bawden linocut already in the galleries possession. This work was acquired with the support of the Art Fund with the assistance of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

Provenance

Private collection; Fine Art Society.

Venue details

Fry Art Gallery 19a Castle Street, SAFFRON WALDEN Essex CB10 1BD 01799 513 779 www.fryartgallery.org

Entry details

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