ILLUSTRATION ART: Rosemary Ellis (1910 – 1998): An original vintage ‘Pierrot’ illustration in watercolour and ink dated ‘42’
Rosemary Ellis (1910 – 1998): An original vintage ‘Pierrot’ illustration in watercolour and ink initialled “R.E.” and dated ‘42’. The paper with printed text “Name of Engraver, Painter of Publisher” and “Subject”. The painting (possibly a concept design) features an image of a Pierrot in full costume.
The illustration 20cm wide x 24.5cm high within vintage mount.
Rosemary Ellis (1910 – 1998) was an artist known for her work as a painter, printmaker and illustrator. During her career she often collaborated with her husband Clifford Ellis. The couple were known for their commercial designs particularly for posters – producing a series of important designs for Shell-Mex BP and London Transport as well as book jackets including the New Naturalist series for Collins. Additionally Clifford and Rosemary designed the entrance to the Britain Can Make It exhibition.
To read more about Clifford & Rosemary Ellis see https://www.newnaturalists.com/clifford-and-rosemary-ellis-iconic-nature-and-travel-designers/
For more illustration art included within our online store see ILLUSTRATION ART: An original Art Deco still life painting, depicting a pair shoes and a Wedgwood ‘Portland’ vase containing flowers, circa 1930s
Dimensions: The drawing itself - 20cm wide x 24.5cm high
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Condition Report: Condition report: In overall good/ fair condition - handling creases throughout - some surface dirt particularly to mount - mounted to board (see images)