Graham Sutherland OM

Sketchbook 21

[c.1950–3]

Sketch of a south of France landscape

This sketch features an irregular line of trees of shrubs in the middle distance and hilly ground rising steeply behind.

Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Date
[c.1950–3]
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
230 x 125 mm
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Graham Sutherland OM, ‘Sketch of a south of France landscape’ [c.1950–3]

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Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Title
Sketchbook 21
Date
[c.1950–3]
Description
Graphite, chalk, crayon, pastel, ink, watercolour, and oil on paper, 29 pages, 8 pages and covers are missing, 230 x 125 mm

The drawings in this sketchbook are of South of France themes, including: landscapes, standing forms, rock forms and a monkey ('Cynocephale'). Some are clearly related to pictures of 1950-1952 and they probably all date from this period. There is a certain amount of overlap with Sketchbook 22 and Sketchbook 23.
Format
Bound volume - sketchbook
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Kathleen Sutherland, the artist's widow, in 1981.
Reference
TGA 812/21

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