Monday, 26 November 2018

A print by Norman Wade 'Durham Cathedral'
To be offered at auction in our Antique and Interiors Sale Wednesday 28th November 
Born in London and trained as a graphic designer Norman Wade is a well celebrated North East artist. Known for his pipe smoking and having a friendly character Norman spent much of his time creating works of art of Durham Cathedral and City amongst other fascinating subjects. Norman, married to Moira moved north to pursue a career in Art, firstly moving to the Lake District, then further north to Gosforth and then to Bishop Auckland. The Wades had an art shop in Saddler Street, Durham which was run by Norman's wife Moira. Moira would frame and sell Norman's pieces.  The shop was open throughout the 1970’s until the couple decided to sell and move to Spain. 

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