Graham Sutherland OM

Sketchbook 23

1952–3

South of France landscape with tall trees, including palm trees

Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Date
1952–3
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
388 x 295 mm
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Graham Sutherland OM, ‘South of France landscape with tall trees, including palm trees’ 1952–3

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Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Title
Sketchbook 23
Date
1952–3
Description
Chalk, crayon, pastel, ink, and watercolour on paper, 17 pages, 24 pages and covers are missing, 388 x 295 mm

Most of the drawings in this sketchbook are studies for standing forms or heads of 1952-1953; the others include two sketches for 'Cynocéphale I' 1952 and a landscape with trees. An early study for seated figure of Christ in the Coventry tapestry may have been offprinted from one of the sheets which are now missing.
Format
Bound volume - sketchbook
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Kathleen Sutherland, the artist's widow, in 1981.
Reference
TGA 812/23

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