Steed, Rosamund: Sailing at Cork


Commissioned by Guinness Breweries to publicise their famous Book of Records and launched in 1956, these colourful lithographs were intended to illustrate world records of the day and to be displayed on the walls of pubs and social clubs. Each artist was given a copy of the Guinness Book of Records from which they chose a record to illustrate. The prints reflected the interests of people at the time and contributed to the movement to democratise art in a period of drabness and austerity.

This beautiful print is from the second series, all of which we have in stock. It’s in in excellent condition and is mounted and ready to frame.

More images can be provided on request.

Artist: Rosamund Steed/Moss Fuller, 1937-2021

Title and date: Sailing at Cork, 1962

Size: 38.0 x 50.0 cms.


Artist description:

As Rosamund Moss Steed, she was born at Ipswich in 1937, and brought up at Lavenham and Bealings, near Ipswich. She studied at St Martin’s School of Art, printmaking at the Royal College of Art under Julian Trevelyan and sculpture under Elisabeth Frink and Robert Clatworthy. She worked under her married name as Moss Fuller and, after living in Bristol and Sevenoaks, she returned to Suffolk at Laxfield where she ran her own etching workshop and workshops. Moss painted in gouache and watercolours, drawing in the landscape from Laxfield to the sea and exhibited widely including at the Royal Academy.

Additional information