Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Edward Wadsworth (2)

Broadbottom, near Glossop (1922)

Dazzle Ships in Drydock at Liverpool,  (1919)

Edward Alexander Wadsworth (29 October 1889 – 21 June 1949) was an English artist, most famous for his close association withVorticism. He painted, often in tempera, coastal views, abstracts, portraits and still-life. He was also an engraver on wood and copper. 
In the First World War he designed dazzle camouflage for the Royal Navy, and after the war he continued to paint nautical themes.