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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1920-1939 (designed)
    1987 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Simon, Robert (artist)
    Judd Street Gallery, London (published)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithography on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Julia Bigham

  • Museum number:

    E.192-1998

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 33, box CII

This decorative paper is part of a group (see E.179-1998 to E.198-1998) published in the 1980s by the Judd Street Gallery from designs of the 1920s and '30s. The designs were originally published by the Curwen Press. Examples of the original Curwen Press papers by Enid Marx, Edward Bawden and Eric Ravilious are also represented in the collection.

Physical description

Lithograph in red and white reproducing an original end-paper design made in the 1920s or 1930s by Jonathan Gibbs. The pattern comprises an abstract image of the sun, areas of stripes and wavy lines in a repeating pattern forming diagonal bands of diamond shapes.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1920-1939 (designed)
1987 (published)

Artist/maker

Simon, Robert (artist)
Judd Street Gallery, London (published)

Materials and Techniques

Lithography on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Design by Robert Simon Copyright 1987

Judd Street Gallery Pattern Papers

Dimensions

Width: 70 cm, Height: 50 cm, Width: 38.2 cm support sheet, Height: 28.3 cm support sheet

Object history note

Acquired in connection with the display A Fine Line - Commercial Wood Engraving in Britain, V&A, 10 October 1994 - 26 March 1995. [Draft label for A Fine Line exhibition?] These sheets were part of a group published in the 1980s by the Judd Street Gallery from designs of the 1920s and '30s, which were originally published by Harold Curwen. Examples of the original Curwen Press papers are also represented in the collection; see the Catalogue of Decorative Papers; Enid Marx, Edward Bawden, Eric Ravilious.

Descriptive line

Pattern paper designed by Robert Simon in the 1920s or 1930s, lithograph, published by Judd Street Gallery; British, 1987.

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Pattern

Categories

Prints; Images Online

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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