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Bird and Daisy - Wooden Frame Clock

Bird and Daisy - Wooden Frame Clock

  • $90.00

320mm Wooden Frame Clock featuring Bird and Daisy by Eileen Mayo.

The clock features a silent movement with a blonde wood frame and glass front. 
Sits 45mm deep from the wall.

A bird pulling a worm out from underneath a flowering daisy. The original was produced as a wood cut sometime after 1952 and was probably produced as a Christmas card in the Southern Hemisphere

Ref: B-131-06-015

Alexander Turnbull Library

Dame Eileen Rosemary Mayo was an artist and designer who worked in almost every available medium — drawings, woodcuts, lithographs on stone and tempera, tapestry and silk screening. In addition to being a printmaker, illustrator, calligrapher and muralist, she designed coins, stamps, tapestry and posters, and wrote and illustrated eight books on natural science.

She moved to New Zealand in 1962 and remained here until her death in 1994. She taught at the University of Canterbury, was a founding member of Sydney Printmakers, and was on the Print Council of New Zealand.

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