Graham Sutherland OM

Sketchbook 30

1959–61

Sketch of an unidentifiable landscape or organic forms

The page contains a few small stains, streaks and patches of blue, red, green and black paint around the edges of the sheet; both outer corners heavily folded.

Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Date
1959–61
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
210 x 182 mm
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Graham Sutherland OM, ‘Sketch of an unidentifiable landscape or organic forms’ 1959–61
Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Title
Sketchbook 30
Date
1959–61
Description
Graphite, crayon, chalk, and ink on paper, 54 pages, no front cover, 210 x 182 mm

This sketchbook includes notes for a letter to H R Fischer written in April 1959 about the terms of his proposed contract with Marlborough Fine Art; there are also studies for paintings of that year such as 'The Pine' and 'Thorn Cross Oval'. The later drawings include several studies for pictures of 1961 and for 'The Canal', which is dated 1961-1964.
Format
Bound volume - sketchbook
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Kathleen Sutherland, the artist's widow, in 1981.
Reference
TGA 812/30

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