Graham Sutherland OM

Sketchbook 7

1943

Two studies of an exotic bird

Two studies, one above the other, the upper one on a slightly smaller scale. There are sketchy indications of what seems to be the side of a further bird on the left.

Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Date
1943
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
415 x 255 mm
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Graham Sutherland OM, ‘Two studies of an exotic bird’ 1943

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Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Title
Sketchbook 7
Date
1943
Description
This is just a single sheet torn from a large sketchbook as there are tears and holes along one of the edges. Both sides have drawings of birds, apparently lyre birds, presumably made as further studies for the cover of May 1943 issue of 'Poetry London'.
Format
Artwork - on paper, unique
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Kathleen Sutherland, the artist's widow, in 1981.
Reference
TGA 812/7

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