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The Snow – Winter (fan design)


Lithograph printed in blue

only state

142 x 427 mm. (plate)

References: Delaney: 73


Published in ‘The Neolith’ no: 2, 1908.
Examples are held in the British Museum, the V & A, and the BPL.

One of the strengths of Charles Shannon’s work was his sense of design, which led him to experiment with unusual shapes, including circular and fan-shaped lithographs. He designed and printed seven lithographic fans between 1906 and 1909, enjoying the compositional challenge they presented.

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