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Armfield, Maxwell [1881-1972. UK. Illustrator/Theatre Designer/Painter/Decorative Artist]


Maxwell Ashby Armfield [commonly known as Maxwell Armfield] was born in Ringwood… subscribers only


1. Riddell, Jonathan and Stearn, William T. By Underground to Kew: London Transport posters 1908 to the present. London : Studio Vista, 1995

2. Ballard, A.A. and Ogborn, E. Maxwell Armfield, 1881-1972. Southampton, England: Southampton Art Gallery, 1978

3. Homage to Maxwell Armfield. London: Fine Art Society, 1970.

4. Maxwell Armfield, RWS, 1881-1972: designs, drawings, water-colours. London: Fine Art Society, 1973

5. An exhibition of paintings in oil and tempera by Maxwell Armfield. New York, NY: Arlington Galleries, 1917

6. Catalogue of paintings and embroideries by Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell Armfield. Los Angeles, California: Museum of History, Science and Art, 1918.

7. Catalogue of an exhibition of tempera paintings. London: Leicester Galleries, 1966.

8. Catalogue of an exhibition of water-colour drawings and recent pictures by Maxwell Armfield. London: Ernest Brown & Phillips, 1910.

9. The last romantics. The Romantic tradition in British art: Burne Jones to Stanley Spencer. London: Lund Humphries in association with Barbican Art Gallery, 1989


Peyton Skipwith, ‘Armfield, Maxwell Ashby (1881–1972)’, rev. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [Subscription service] 



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The Modernist Journals Project 

London Transport Museum 

Benezit Dictionary of Artists. Oxford Art Online [Subscription service] 

National Portrait Gallery, London 

Rosie Miles. ‘Illustrating Morris: The Work of ]essie King and Maxwell Armfield’ Journal of William Morris Studies vol.15, no.4, Summer 2004 pp.109-135 

AskArt [Subscription service - free to access on Friday] 

National Art Library Catalogue 

London Transport Museum 

Peter Nahum at The Leicester Galleries 

Liss Llewellyn Fine Art 

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