School of Art
Prints / PR990
May - Fishing
Publisher/Manufacturer: William Heinemann, London
Series title: An Almanac of Twelve Sports
Colour lithograph after a hand coloured woodcut on cream laid paper
243 x 200 mm.
Purchase: Craddock & Barnard 1985
Funding support: Catherine Lewis Trust
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Illustration for a picture book; a woman, wearing a long dress and a wide-brimmed hat, attaches a fishing fly / bait to the line of a fishing rod. In the background are clouds and a tree in a flat landscape. Thick black border. Made in the style of an Art Nouveau poster. Printed in black, brown, pink, red and beige. Text on image, below black border, 'May'.