Card made of hand made thick paper with a two colour linocut, dark green and light green. The image shows a sheep with a new born lamb under a tree with two birds in each top corner. On the front in biro along the margins reads Dear John M, how are you? Our latest address is 6 Belle Grove Spital Tongue, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 426. Greetings for Christams 83 & a happy notorious New Year 1984-anna & Norman A. In very good condition.
Sheet size 20.5 x 16.5 cm (8.25 x 6.5 inches )
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).
Publisher: Self published.
Illustrator: Anna Adams
Book ID: 60003075