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Peter Reddick R.W.A., R.E., S.W.E. (1924 – 2010)


Original Wood Engraving

Signed, titled and dated 1989 and numbered 84/250 in pencil

Image 8 3/8” x 10 ¾” (211mm x 272mm). 

Overall framed size 16 5/8” x 18 3/8” (422mm x 466mm)

Published by the Society of Wood Engravers at the invitation of the

National Trust’s Foundation for Art 1989

to commemorate the Great Storm of 1987 and its aftermath

Framed in natural pale oak veneer

(Note deer in background)                                                                                     IMAGE                      IMAGE



Peter Reddick was a wood engraver, woodcut artist, painter in watercolour and also a teacher.  He was born at Ilford in Essex in 1924 and studied at South East Essex Technical College from 1941 to 1942, Cardiff School of Art from 1947 to 1948 , the Slade School of Fine Art from 1948 to 1951 and London College of Printing from 1959 to 1960.  From 1951 to 1956 he was visiting tutor at Regent Street Polytechnic.  He also taught commercial design at Kumasi University of Science and Technology in Ghana from 1960 to 1962.  From 1963 to 1967 he was a lecturer at Glasgow School of Art and was senior Lecturer in illustration at Bristol Polytechnic where he lived at Redland from 1967 to 1989.  From time to time he worked as design assistant to Willy de Majo and Peter Hatch.  He also worked in advertising and produced illustrations for the Folio Society and Gregynog Press.  He was Gregynog Arts Fellow from 1979 to 1980.  He collaborated with Philip Gross, the Bristol poet, and this was published in 2006 by the Old Stile Press.  Peter Reddick was a member of the Society of Wood Engravers and of the Royal West of England Academy and was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers.  He was a founder Member of both Artspace Bristol studio scheme and Bristol Printmakers’ Workshop and exhibited in many mixed shows and one-man exhibitions including a retrospective at Rhyl,  part of a tour from 1988 to 1990.  Work by Peter Reddick is in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum; Bristol City Art Gallery and the National Library of Wales.