Christmas Card for Charles Aukin



London: Barnett Freedman, not dated (post 1942).

Designed and Lithographed by Barnett Freedman. Printed at the Curwen Press. 15 x 10.5 ins. folded twice to make 4 pp. Front cover with olive branch in green. Interior spread in green and brown. On left, large head of woman (Claudia?) and below open music book which reads, “Greetings for the Festive Season and all good wishes for a Happy New Year”. On right, large Sicilian lute with open music book below which is signed in pen, “Charles, Regina, Liane and David “. Back page reads, “Designed and Lithographed by Barnett Freedman for Charles Aukin 3 Queen Anne St. Portland Place London W1. Curwen Press”. Charles Aukin was Barnett Freedman’s solicitor and close friend. He and his wife were responsible for caring for the contents of Freedman’s studio when he died and shepherding this collection to the Manchester Metropolitan University Library to help buil;f the Barnett Freedman Archive. Note: David Aukin was born in 1942 so this Christmas Card comes after this date. A fine copy.

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