Edward Bawden(1903-1989), Painter and illustrator
Sitter in 12 portraits
Artist of 2 portraits
Artist, print-maker, book illustrator and graphic designer. Bawden visited the Middle East as an Official War Artist (1940-5), but is probably best known for watercolours of domestic interiors and paintings of his native Essex. His illustrated books include The Histories of Herodotus and Salammbô.
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