Jaques, Norman.C: Princes Street Canal Bridge
A lithograph in Norman Jaques’ distinctive style, one of many using Manchester scenes, marked Artists’ Proof.
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Artist: Norman Jaques, (British, 1926-2014), signed and marked in pencil in the margin
Title and date: Princes Street Canal Bridge (Manchester), 1961
Size: 70.0 x 52.0 cms, unframed
Norman Jaques was born in Manchester and studied at the College of Art and Technology between 1937 and 1942. He worked for many years at Manchester Polytechnic and was a Senior Lecturer in the Printmaking Department from 1950 to 1982. In 1954 he won the Proctor award and the Giles bequest award in block printing. He was a member and served as President of both The Manchester Academy of Fine Arts and The Manchester Art Club. He was an illustrator, book designer and printmaker and his work is increasingly appreciated and collected.