Edward Ardizzone ‘The Fattest Woman in the World’



Edward Ardizzone lithograph printed by the Curwen Press and published by Guinness in 1956. The lithograph is one of six printed in the first series Guinness made to celebrate the publication of ‘Guinness World Records’. There is a small piece of paper missing in the margin and some light foxing in margins of sheet, else very good and clean.

Image size 48cm x 73.5cm  (19 x 29 inches)

Sheet Size 52 x 79cm  (21 x 31 inches)


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This formed part of the First Series which was published in 1956. Nicholas Ardizzone wrote in his book on Edward Ardizzone  that ‘ The scene is a funfair, possibly that at Battersea Park.In the background left are seen many stalls and people visiting them, before which is an oak tree in midground’.

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