Lot 350 - Janet Archer - The Lady with the Lamp

Lot 350 - Janet Archer - The Lady with the Lamp

Acrylic and Coloured Pencil on Paper
2021
A6 (10x15cm) original artwork
Signed on verso
ARTIST INFO

Janet Archer was born in Cullercoats, Northumberland, in the second quarter of 1942, daughter of George Archer and his wife Isabel, née Butchart. 

Education

She was educated at Tynemouth Grammar School and Newcastle College of Art, travelled extensively in Europe, Arabia and Asia, and spent 14 years as a freelance illustrator based in London, working for the Radio Times, illustrating a number of books and creating a poster for London Transport in 1970. From the mid-70s she has worked in animation, beginning with the 1974 short film Lautrec.