Alan L. Durst

First design for memorial to Joyce Marion Keil, Broadway, Worcestershire

11 April 1949

In Tate Britain

Created by
Alan L. Durst 1883–1970
Title
First design for memorial to Joyce Marion Keil, Broadway, Worcestershire
Date
11 April 1949
Medium
Ink and graphite on psper
Dimensions
345 × 480 mm
Format
Artwork - on paper, unique
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by David Durst, 1972
Reference
TGA 729/3/86

Description

Inscribed in ink: 'Sketch Design for Keil Memorial. Portland Stone. Scale 1/6 Alan Durst Sc[ul]ptor 11 April 1949'

And in pencil: 'The quotation from Shakespeare on the oopposite aide might be, Either:-
"The summer's flower is to the summer sweet
Though to itself it only live and die." Sonnet 94

Or:- "O! how this spring of love resembleth
The uncertain glory of an April day,
Which now shows all the beauty of the sun,
And by and by a cloud takes all away." Two Gentlemen of Verona I.3.'

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