Graham Sutherland OM 1903-1980
P02067 Cray Fields 1925
Inscribed ‘Graham Sutherland’ b.r. and ‘No. 25’ b.r.
Etching, 4½ x 4¾ (11.5 x 12.1) on paper 6¾ x 6 (17.2 x 15.2).
Presented by the artist 1970.
Lit: David Ogg, ‘Etchings of Graham Sutherland and Paul Drury’ and R.A. Walker, ‘Chronological List of Etchings and Drypoints of Graham Sutherland and Paul Drury’ in Print Collectors Quarterly, XVI, No. 1, January 1929, pp. 76–96, repr. p. 75: Douglas Cooper, The Work of Graham Sutherland, 1961, p.69, repr. pl. 3b; Felix H. Man, Graham Sutherland: das graphische Werk 1922–1970, 1970, No. 25, repr.
There are six states of this etching: State I, three impressions; State II, two impressions; State III, two impressions; State IV, two impressions; State V, two impressions; State VI, eighty five impressions (of which P02067 is one). The etching was published by the Twenty-One Gallery, and the plate was destroyed by 1928.
Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1970–1972, London 1972.