Graham Sutherland OM

Sketchbook 17

1947–62

Sketch of a road with a curved viaduct, probably on the Grande or Moyen Corniche

Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Date
1947–62
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
230 x 182 mm
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Graham Sutherland OM, ‘Sketch of a road with a curved viaduct, probably on the Grande or Moyen Corniche’ 1947–62

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Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Title
Sketchbook 17
Date
1947–62
Description
Graphite, chalk, crayon, pastel, ink, watercolour, and oil on paper, 89 pages, 11 pages and covers are missing, 230 x 182 mm

The first part of this sketchbook is filled with studies for South of France themes of 1947-1948 such as vine pergolas, viaducts, 'Palm and House'. But then there is an abrupt jump to drawings of 1961-62, these later sketches include studies for such pictures as 'Noli Me Tangere', 'Study for a Waterfall', 'Path between Hedges' and 'Wood Interior'.
Format
Bound volume - sketchbook
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Kathleen Sutherland, the artist's widow, in 1981.
Reference
TGA 812/17

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