ADAMS, Norman

Adams, Norman and Anna. Happy Christmas and New Year card.Linocut of Sunflowers



Adams, Norman and Anna.  Happy Christmas and New Year card, 1978.Linocut of Sunflowers

Happy Christmas and New Year 1978/79. Title Sunflowers it is a large linocut printed in orange on cream coloured paper. The sheet is folded into four. On the front of the images in biro Midsummer sunflowers to wish a you a Happy Christmas 78 and New Year 79. With love from Anna and Norman.

A Sheet size 20.5 x34 cm ( 8 x 14 inches)

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From the collection of Howard Bliss (1894-1977) and John Marshall (1911-1995) Howard Bliss was an important patron and a close friend to Ivon Hitchens

Norman Adams RA British 1927 2005) was a British artist, and professor of painting at the Royal Academy Schools. Besides painting he was a stage and costume designer, and painted murals and made pots. He studied at harrow School of a Art 1948-51 and had his first solo show at Gimpel Fils in 1952. And Fine Art Society in 2004. He had early success in stage design and mural painting s. From 1962-70 he was the head of painting school at Manchester College of Art, later becoming professor of painting at Newcastle University, 1981-6. From 1986-95 he was professor of painting and keeper at Royal Academy. His work is held at the Tate Gallery. He was married to the English poet and artist Anna Adams (1926 2011).

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Publisher: Self published.
Date: 1978
Place: Manchester
Book ID: 60003068

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