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Castle Garden

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Rochdale Arts & Heritage Service

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Norman Stevens was one of a group of artists, including David Hockney, who studied at Bradford College of Art in the 1950s and then went on to establish major reputations. Originally from Bradford, Stevens taught at various art schools before becoming a full time artist. During the 1970s his international reputation grew and he was admired for his technical ability as a printmaker. His prints of gardens and trees became something of a speciality, especially his studies of Kew and Kensington.

Touchstones Rochdale



oil on canvas


H 152 x W 182.5 cm

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purchased from The Redfern Gallery with the assistance of the Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund, 1980

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Touchstones Rochdale

The Esplanade, Rochdale, Greater Manchester OL16 1AQ England

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