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Mary Adshead (1904 - 1995)

English mural painter and designer trained at The Slade where she won joint first prize with Rex Whistler in 1924. They both went on to work on their own murals at the Highways boys club in Shadwell. Many important mural commissions followed throughout her long life. She also designed UK postage stamps, illustrated books and exhibited easel pictures in at The New English Art Club and Royal Academy. Her paintings are in many public gallery collections including The Tate , The Graves Art gallery Sheffield, The Imperial War Museum, Manchester City Art Gallery The London Transport Museum and The University Art gallery Liverpool. There are also several surviving mural paintings. An exhibition of her work was held at The University of Liverpool Art Gallery 21 January till 29 April 2005, Graves Art Gallery Sheffield 25 Jun-17 Sept 2005 and Kingston-upon-Thames Art Gallery 1 Oct - 19 Nov 2005. An illustrated catalogue is available from The Univ

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Merry Christmas 1954
Mary Adshead
Merry Christmas 1954  For sale
£200
A Merry Christmas 1937
Mary Adshead
A Merry Christmas 1937  For sale
£125
Christmas Greetings from Mary...
Mary Adshead
Christmas Greetings from Mary...  For sale
£245
Christmas Greetings 1929
Mary Adshead
Christmas Greetings 1929  For sale
£225
Christmas Greetings, 1929
Mary Adshead
Christmas Greetings, 1929  For sale
£300
A Merry Christmas,1937
Mary Adshead
A Merry Christmas,1937  For sale
£125
Thatching a cottage roof
Mary Adshead
Thatching a cottage roof  For sale
£800
Richmond Bridge
Mary Adshead
Richmond Bridge  For sale
£400
Have a Happy Christmas 1983
Mary Adshead
Have a Happy Christmas 1983  For sale
£195
Lunette design for a school mural
Mary Adshead
Lunette design for a school mural  For sale
£1980
Scenes from the Life of Christ:...
Mary Adshead
Scenes from the Life of Christ:...  For sale
£7480
An English Holiday - Village Inn, 1928
Mary Adshead
An English Holiday - Village Inn, 1928  For sale 
An English Holiday - The Puncture, 1928
Mary Adshead
An English Holiday - The Puncture, 1928  For sale 
Garison Lane Nursery Training School
Mary Adshead
Garison Lane Nursery Training School  For sale 
The Earth of Rocks and Water
Mary Adshead
The Earth of Rocks and Water  For sale 
Farmers ploughing
Mary Adshead
Farmers ploughing  For sale 
Finnial decorations
Mary Adshead
Finnial decorations  Privately held 
St Tropez, c. 1931
Mary Adshead
St Tropez, c. 1931  Privately held 
Always an open way - always...
Mary Adshead
Always an open way - always...  Privately held 
Winter, circa 1960
Mary Adshead
Winter, circa 1960  Privately held 
British Restaurant Coventry After...
Mary Adshead
British Restaurant Coventry After...  Privately held 
English Harvest
Mary Adshead
English Harvest  For sale 
The Little Boy and His House, 1936
Mary Adshead
The Little Boy and His House, 1936  Reserved 
The Landlady s Daughters
Mary Adshead
The Landlady s Daughters  Reserved 
Portrait of Daphne Charlton, c. 1935
Mary Adshead
Portrait of Daphne Charlton, c. 1935  Reserved 
The Bone Family partaking in the...
Mary Adshead
The Bone Family partaking in the...  Sold 
Catching the Christmas Turkies
Mary Adshead
Catching the Christmas Turkies  Sold 
Christmas Greetings  - houses in snow
Mary Adshead
Christmas Greetings - houses in snow  Sold 
Christmas Card 1954
Mary Adshead
Christmas Card 1954  Sold 
Sumerian Lady Driving, 1928
Mary Adshead
Sumerian Lady Driving, 1928  Sold 
The First Bow And Arrow, circa 1928
Mary Adshead
The First Bow And Arrow, circa 1928  Sold 
A Caravan Inn
Mary Adshead
A Caravan Inn  Sold 
A Greek Soldier
Mary Adshead
A Greek Soldier  Sold 
Looking Down The Road
Mary Adshead
Looking Down The Road  Sold 
Still life with Flowering Bouquet
Mary Adshead
Still life with Flowering Bouquet  Sold 
The Great Wall of China
Mary Adshead
The Great Wall of China  Sold 
Romulus and Remus
Mary Adshead
Romulus and Remus  Sold 
High Rise, circa 1960
Mary Adshead
High Rise, circa 1960  Sold 
Designs for circus decoration
Mary Adshead
Designs for circus decoration  Sold 
Nursery Designs
Mary Adshead
Nursery Designs  Sold 
Still life with stripey table cloth
Mary Adshead
Still life with stripey table cloth  Sold 
Still life with Carnations, circa 1935
Mary Adshead
Still life with Carnations, circa 1935  Sold 
Portrait a la Japonaise
Mary Adshead
Portrait a la Japonaise  Sold 
Study for mural for tea room
Mary Adshead
Study for mural for tea room  Sold 
Clown training a circus monkey and...
Mary Adshead
Clown training a circus monkey and...  Sold 
Portrait fragment - woman with hair...
Mary Adshead
Portrait fragment - woman with hair...  Sold 
Stevenson's Locomotion 1, 1957
Mary Adshead
Stevenson's Locomotion 1, 1957  Sold 
Riding into Barmouth 1944
Mary Adshead
Riding into Barmouth 1944  Sold