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T00006 CLIFFS 1954
Inscr. ‘John Maxwell’ 54' b.r.
Watercolour, 14 1/2×21 1/2 (37×55).
Purchased from the artist (Cleve Fund) 1955.
The artist wrote from Dalbeattie (15 April 1955): ‘The picture was painted in the studio from a drawing made on the spot at the coast near here. The drawing is almost purely factual-essentially a structural affair - and the scheme of colour an attempt to convey the mood and feeling of the place.’
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II