ART DECO ILLUSTRATION ART: An original painted design for wallpaper, featuring stylised grasshopper and leaf design, 1930s
Early 20th Century Illustration Art: An original 1930s concept design painting believed for wallpaper.
The Art Deco wallpaper design is painted in gouache on textured paper, mounted on white paper. The mounting paper inscribed ‘Grasshoppers’, the artists name ‘E.M.Ball’ (unknown) written to reverse. Additionally with tracing paper protective overlay.
The design features grasshoppers and stylised leaf motif in Art Deco/ Bloomsbury group inspired style.
Dimensions: The paper the work is mounted on 31.5cm high x 25.5cm wide.
To read about the history of British wallpaper design, see: https://www.vam.ac.uk/articles/a-brief-history-of-wallpaper
This Art Deco wallpaper design is one of a number of pieces of illustration art included in our store, see: JEAN DERVAL(1925 – 2010): The Prison Visit – An original vintage illustration, possibly for a book, c. 1940s
Dimensions: 31.5cm x 25.5cm
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Condition Report: In overall excellent condition, some damage and staining to mounting paper and tracing overlay, displays excellently (see images).