Graham Sutherland OM

Sketchbook 31

[c.1959–61]

Details

Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Title
Sketchbook 31
Date
[c.1959–61]
Description
Graphite, crayon, chalk, pastel, watercolour, and oil on paper, 58 pages, 4 pages and back cover are missing, 268 x 208 mm

This sketchbook contains a series of drawings of the interior of a room in Sutherland's house at Menton, the Villa Blanche, looking out through the tall windows. There are also several studies for the portraits of Max Egon, Prinz von Furstenberg (painted 1958-90) and Arpad Plesch (1961), and for such pictures as 'The Pine' 1959 and 'The Scales' 1961.
Format
Bound volume - sketchbook
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Kathleen Sutherland, the artist's widow, in 1981.
Reference
TGA 812/31

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