Angels Appearing to the Shepherds by Mabel Royds Christmas card pack (10 cards)
Beautiful pack of ten festive cards, each with the same design featuring the aerial view, Angels Appearing to the Shepherds by Mabel Royds part of the National Galleries of Scotland Collection.
Merry Christmas message inside with plenty room for your own additional messages and complete with white envelopes for each card. Printed in the United Kingdom on 330gsm FSC mix credit, silk finish card.
This later print uses jewel like colours to symbolise Angels appearing to the Shepherds, thought to be based on the story from the Bible ‘And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them’
Mabel Royds an English artist and printmaker is best known for her colourful woodcuts of flowers. Her technique was indebted to Japanese woodcuts. She moved to Paris and worked with the English painter, Walter Sickert, before travelling to Canada and teaching in Toronto. In 1911, she moved to Scotland and began teaching at Edinburgh College of Art, working alongside S. J. Peploe.
15 x 15cm
Pack of 10 Christmas cards and envelopes
FSC certified product
Made from certified responsibly managed forests