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This open edition giclée print is a black and white illustration by local artist and academic John Hewitt. This sophisticated sketch features the sandstone cherubs statue in Manchester’s Deansgate. The precise drawing is a fantastic addition to your wall art collection. “These sandstone cherubs and their protective lion have been watching over Deansgate since 1878. They adorn a window of Elliot House, a red brick and terracotta Queen Anne style building designed by the architects Royle and Bennett for the Manchester School Board, and is still functioning as recently refurbished office suites.” John Hewitt

 

John Hewitt makes daily drawings in pen and ink. Many of these are based on subjects encountered on a regular walking route from Manchester Victoria to All Saints.Several of his artworks are housed in major collections. These include the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Whitworth Art Gallery, the British Council and the Government Art Collection. Twenty-four of his drawings are on permanent display at the Museum of London. He has produced reportage drawings for The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Time Out, The NME and The New Statesman.John completed a doctorate on drawing and memory in 2008. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Art and is a member of the Manchester Academy of Fine Art. In 2016 he won the Hugh Casson Drawing Prize at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.

 

Printed to order on archival quality 300gsm rag paper, and dispatched within 4 working days (free shipping available within the UK).

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