Norman Janes

Norman Janes "Beach in Cyprus" aquatint

Code: 10900


H: 9" (22.9 cm)W: 13" (33 cm)


Norman Thomas Janes, RWS RE RSMA (1892-1980), painter and printmaker, was born in 18 Grange Road, Egham, Surrey, on 19 May 1892, into a Methodist family, and was the younger son of the draper, Arthur T Janes, and his wife, Ada (née Croxson). He studied commercial art at the Regent Street Polytechnic School of Art, during the years 1909-14, while working as a freelance advertising designer. He studied drawing and painting under Henry Tonks at the Slade School of Fine Art, alongside his future wife, Barbara Greg (1919-22).

"Beach in Cyprus" is a fine quality aquatint measuring 9"x 13". It is mounted giving an overall size of 17"x 21". It is signed in pencil lower right "Norman Janes".