1903 - 1992
David Whitehead Ltd Screen Printed Satinised Cotton,
David Whitehead Ltd, Artist Designed Textiles 1952 - 1969, Oldham Leisure Services, 1993
Textile Design, Artists’ Textiles 1940 - 1976, Rayner, Chamberlain & Stapleton, Antique Collectors Club Ltd, 2012
Artists Textiles in Britain 1945 – 1970, The Fine Art Society, London 2003
John Piper, The Fabric of Modernism, Pallant House 2016
The abstract motifs of this rich coloured textile can be seen clearly in the gouache, cut marbled paper collage design. ‘Poelfoen’ (1960) & ‘Brittany Beach’ were 1961-2 lithograph works that were both completed after a family holiday in Brittany in 1960. The textile was a part of David Whitehead’s Living Art Collection launched in the late 1960s.