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Hand tinted lithograph print on 300gsm Saunders Waterford HP 100% cotton rag.

30" x 22" (76cm x 56cm)

Edition of 50


The many ‘secret’ tributaries of The Thames such as the rivers Walbrook, Fleet, Tyburn, Wandle et al. are each afforded their own guardian and source across this new depiction of fluvial London. Aspects from the histories of these ‘Lost’ rivers are detailed on route to provide lovers of maps, London and of simply relaxing and going with the flow a treat that rewards return journeys, whether upstream or downstream.


Born in 1967 in Cambridge Adam Dant studied Fine Art Printmaking at The Royal College of Art, HDK Berlin and MS University, Baroda, India.


He was a recipient of The Rome Scholarship in printmaking in 1993, The Jerwood Drawing prize in 2002 and was appointed by HM UK Parliament as ‘The Official Artist of The 2015 UK General Election’. Dant is also a Regent of The College of Pataphysics, a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Painter Stainers.and sits as an artist on The Royal Mint’s advisory committee.


From his Spitalfields studio by the walls of the City of London he has gained wide renown for his epic narrative ink drawings, maps, and ‘mockuments‘ which detail the myths and status of London’s Financial and historic heart as well as chronicling many other arcane events further afield.


Often working in close collaboration with significant institutions Dant has produced commissioned works of art for the opening of Bloomberg’s new Walbrook HQ , Queen Elizabeth ll’s Thames Jubilee pageant, Christie’s 250th anniversary, The Christopher Wren 2023 Tercentenary and the 900th anniversary of St Bartholomew’s Hospital.


As the artist / cartographer in residence for The Critic Magazine Dant’s resulting volume of ‘Maps of London and Beyond’ has garnered several publishing awards.


Adam Dant’s work is exhibited internationally and is in the collections of Tate Britain, The British Library, The V&A, MOMA New York, Deutsche Bank, UBS, Musee D’Art Contemporain Lyon, His Majesty King Charles lll , The Museum of London and various other public and private collections.

£550 unframed

Guardians of Londons' Lost Rivers

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