Graham Sutherland OM

Sketchbook 28

c.1957–9

Sketch of a tall window at the Villa Blanche viewed from inside, with a chair in front of it, a small sculpture or vase on a stand to the right, and datura flowers outside

The sketch is annotated with colour. Similar sketches can be found in: 'Sketchbook 31'.

Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Date
[c.1957–9]
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
268 x 210 mm
Show details
Graham Sutherland OM, ‘Sketch of a tall window at the Villa Blanche viewed from inside, with a chair in front of it, a small sculpture or vase on a stand to the right, and datura flowers outside’ [c.1957–9]

Details

Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Title
Sketchbook 28
Date
c.1957–9
Description
Graphite, crayon, chalk, ink, and watercolour on paper, 48 pages, 2 pages and covers missing, 268 x 210 mm

This sketchbook includes studies for 'The Palm' and 'Path in Wood', both of 1958, and 'The Scales' of 1959; also studies for the table design he carried out in 1958-9 and the draft of a letter to Alexandre Rosenberg which was dated in its final form 22 March 1959. However, two of the drawings of datura flowers could be sketches for a painting dated March 1957.
Format
Bound volume - sketchbook
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Kathleen Sutherland, the artist's widow, in 1981.
Reference
TGA 812/28

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