Graham Sutherland OM

Sketchbook 9

1943–4

Details

Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Title
Sketchbook 9
Date
1943–4
Description
Graphite, crayon, and watercolour on paper, 18 pages plus covers, 185 x 134 mm

This sketchbook includes studies for two of the themes he was commissioned to depict as an Official War Artist: opencast coalmining (1943) and a series of blast furnaces and steel foundries which he made in 1944 at Woolwich Arsenal. There are also several drawings of landscapes and organic forms, probably from the same period. Over half the pages are blank.
Format
Bound volume - sketchbook
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Kathleen Sutherland, the artist's widow, in 1981.
Reference
TGA 812/9

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