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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 University of Liverpool Art Gallery. 6 Abercromby Sq. Liverpool L69 7WY.
 

Artist Mary Adshead: A Good Answer
Mary Adshead
A Good Answer  For sale
£625
Artist Mary Adshead: Merry Christmas 1954
Mary Adshead
Merry Christmas 1954  For sale
£200
Artist Mary Adshead: A Merry Christmas 1937
Mary Adshead
A Merry Christmas 1937  For sale
£125
Artist Mary Adshead: Christmas Greetings from Mary Adshead and Stephen Bone, playing card design with Santa Claus and Angel
Mary Adshead
Christmas Greetings from Mary...  For sale
£245
Artist Mary Adshead: Christmas Greetings 1929
Mary Adshead
Christmas Greetings 1929  For sale
£225
Artist Mary Adshead: Christmas Greetings, 1929
Mary Adshead
Christmas Greetings, 1929  For sale
£300
Artist Mary Adshead: A Merry Christmas,1937
Mary Adshead
A Merry Christmas,1937  For sale
£125
Artist Mary Adshead: Richmond Bridge
Mary Adshead
Richmond Bridge  For sale
£400
Artist Mary Adshead: Have a Happy Christmas 1983
Mary Adshead
Have a Happy Christmas 1983  For sale
£195
Artist Mary Adshead: Lunette design for a school mural, 1930s
Mary Adshead
Lunette design for a school mural  For sale
£1980
Artist Mary Adshead: Scenes from the Life of Christ: Preaching the Gospel, mid-1920s
Mary Adshead
Scenes from the Life of Christ:...  For sale
£7480
Artist Mary Adshead: An English Holiday - Village Inn, 1928
Mary Adshead
An English Holiday - Village Inn, 1928  For sale 
Artist Mary Adshead: An English Holiday - The Puncture, 1928
Mary Adshead
An English Holiday - The Puncture, 1928  For sale 
Artist Mary Adshead: The Little Boy and His House, 1936
Mary Adshead
The Little Boy and His House, 1936  Reserved 
Artist Mary Adshead: The Landlady s Daughters, Llanbedre, near Harlech, c. 1941
Mary Adshead
The Landlady s Daughters  Reserved 
Artist Mary Adshead: Portrait of Daphne Charlton, c. 1935
Mary Adshead
Portrait of Daphne Charlton, c. 1935  Reserved 
Artist Mary Adshead: Garison Lane Nursery Training School, , circa 1930
Mary Adshead
Garison Lane Nursery Training School  For sale 
Artist Mary Adshead: Farmers ploughing, Study for The Worlds Food mural, c. 1942
Mary Adshead
Farmers ploughing  For sale 
Artist Mary Adshead: Finnial decorations
Mary Adshead
Finnial decorations  Privately held 
Artist Mary Adshead: The Old Rolls on Bodmin Moore ; China Clay Landscape
Mary Adshead
The Old Rolls on Bodmin Moore ;...  Privately held 
Artist Mary Adshead: St Tropez, c. 1931
Mary Adshead
St Tropez, c. 1931  Privately held 
Artist Mary Adshead: Always an open way - always something new in town to-night
Mary Adshead
Always an open way - always...  Privately held 
Artist Mary Adshead: Winter, circa 1960
Mary Adshead
Winter, circa 1960  Privately held 
Artist Mary Adshead: British Restaurant Coventry After Dinner, 1941
Mary Adshead
British Restaurant Coventry After...  Privately held 
Artist Mary Adshead: The Royal Procession
Mary Adshead
The Royal Procession  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: The Bone Family partaking in the Nativity, 1932
Mary Adshead
The Bone Family partaking in the...  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Thatching a cottage roof, from The Little Boy and His House, 1936
Mary Adshead
Thatching a cottage roof  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: English Harvest
Mary Adshead
English Harvest  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Catching the Christmas Turkies, circa 1930
Mary Adshead
Catching the Christmas Turkies  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Christmas Greetings - houses in snow
Mary Adshead
Christmas Greetings - houses in snow  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Christmas Card 1954
Mary Adshead
Christmas Card 1954  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Sumerian Lady Driving, 1928
Mary Adshead
Sumerian Lady Driving, 1928  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: The First Bow And Arrow, circa 1928
Mary Adshead
The First Bow And Arrow, circa 1928  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: A Caravan Inn, c. 1928, illustration for The House of History
Mary Adshead
A Caravan Inn  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: A Greek Soldier, c. 1928, illustration for The House of History
Mary Adshead
A Greek Soldier  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Looking Down The Road
Mary Adshead
Looking Down The Road  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Still life with Flowering Bouquet, late 1930s
Mary Adshead
Still life with Flowering Bouquet  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: The Great Wall of China, c. 1928, illustration for The House of History
Mary Adshead
The Great Wall of China  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Romulus and Remus, c. 1928, illustration for The House of History
Mary Adshead
Romulus and Remus  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: High Rise, circa 1960
Mary Adshead
High Rise, circa 1960  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Designs for circus decoration, circa 1930
Mary Adshead
Designs for circus decoration  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Nursery Designs
Mary Adshead
Nursery Designs  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Still life with stripey table cloth, circa 1960
Mary Adshead
Still life with stripey table cloth  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Still life with Carnations, circa 1935
Mary Adshead
Still life with Carnations, circa 1935  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Portrait a la Japonaise
Mary Adshead
Portrait a la Japonaise  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: The Earth of Rocks and Water, circa 1930
Mary Adshead
The Earth of Rocks and Water  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Study for mural for tea room, Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire, c.1949
Mary Adshead
Study for mural for tea room  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Clown training a circus monkey and two horses, c. 1940
Mary Adshead
Clown training a circus monkey and...  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Portrait fragment - woman with hair dessed with olive leaves, circa 1930
Mary Adshead
Portrait fragment - woman with hair...  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Stevensons Locomotion 1, 1957
Mary Adshead
Stevenson's Locomotion 1, 1957  Sold 
Artist Mary Adshead: Riding into Barmouth 1944
Mary Adshead
Riding into Barmouth 1944  Sold