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Edward Bawden was born in Braintree, Essex in 1903. He attended Cambridge School of Art and in 1922 received a scholarship for the Royal College of Art where he was taught by Paul Nash. He was a gifted painter, illustrator and printmaker and was appointed as an official war artist in World War II. He taught at Goldsmiths College and the Royal College of Art and in 1957 was elected R.A.
Bawden is particularly well known for his iconic linocuts and lithographs which, using bold colours and simple lines, depicted London buildings, markets and gardens.
He died in 1989.