Cards
Sculpture - Reliefs - Mats - Prints - Paintings - Incorrect Attribution


There has always been a tradition for artists to make their own greeting cards. Most of the artists in St.Ives and Newlyn produced these over the years and it is surprising how valuable they have become. Something as ephemeral as a Christmas card can now sell for thousands of pounds and it is ironic that provenance is so rarely questioned as they are nearly always signed!

Denis was no exception and although they are all prints, of one type or another, his inspiration as you can see, is drawn mainly from his sculpture. The earliest card we have found by Denis is dated 1939 and we know that the last card he printed himself was in 1991.

If you have examples that would fill in the gaps, or can identify a particular year, we would love to hear from you.

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1930's
1940's

 
1950's
1960's
 
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1990's