Edward Bawden
(1903-1989)

Died aged c. 86

Edward Bawden, CBE RA (1903–1989) was an English painter, illustrator and graphic artist, known for his prints, book covers, posters, and garden metalwork furniture. Bawden taught at the Royal College of Art, where he had been a student, worked as a commercial artist and served as a war artist in World War Two. He was a fine watercolour painter but worked in many different media. He illustrated several books and painted murals in both the 1930s and 1960s. He was admired by Edward Gorey, David Gentleman and other graphic artists, and his work and career is often associated with that of his contemporary Eric Ravilious.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Edward Bawden 1903-1989 artist his childhood home

11 Woodfield Road, Braintree, United Kingdom where they lived

Edward Bawden, Designer, printmaker and illustrator [full inscription unknown]

?, Saffron Walden, United Kingdom where they lived