OSMUND CAINE (born 1914 2004)

"Grandma Asleep"

Lithograph. Signed, titled & dated 1938

No. 3 of an edition of 15 IMAGE



Osmund Caine was a painter in oil, watercolour and stained glass and was a lithographer and teacher. He was born in Manchester in 1914. He studied at the Birmingham College of Art and also in Italy and gained an honours degree in medieval and modern history. He also studied singing at the Guildhall School of Music. He taught from 1945 to 1947, including principal lectureship in graphic design at Twickenham College of Technology. He has taken part in many mixed exhibitions, including the New English Art Club, the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, the Royal Acadamy and the Nottingham Museum and Art Gallery and has had 14 solo shows in Britain and France, later ones including Duncan Campbell Fine Art 1986 and Galerie Salammbo, Paris in 1987. English hill figures, British castles, monumental effigies, Kew Gardens and France were notable themes in his work. Caine completed 15 stained glass windows in Britain and abroad, including St. Gabriel's Church, Cricklewood and St. Cutherbert's Church, Copnor. The Ministry of Transport and London University, City of Birmingham Art Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum hold his work. He lived in Nottingham and also in Kingston upon Thames in Surrey.