Whether he was creating book illustrations, advertising posters, or college murals, Edward Bawden , a one time Official War Artist who documented WWII in watercolor, found his greatest muse in the city of London This beautiful book, with almoststriking images, shows Bawden s unique view of the city in prints, posters, drawings, paintings, murals, and advertising material The illustrations include early work executed while a student in the early s the Morley College murals carried out in partnership with the well known artist Eric Ravilious advertising work for London Transport, Fortnum Mason, Twinings Teas, Shell, and Westminster Bank Bawden s famous mural for the Lion Unicorn Pavilion at theFestival of Britain and some of his finest series of linocuts including London Monuments and London Markets

10 thoughts on “Edward Bawden's London

  1. Peter Peter says:

    Another excellent book on Edward Bawden Some of his best work.Highly recommended.