Dame Eileen Mayo

Trial painting for ‘The Bamboo Dancer And Other African Tales’

1937

In Tate Britain

Created by
Dame Eileen Mayo 1906–1994
Title
Trial painting for ‘The Bamboo Dancer And Other African Tales’
Date
1937
Medium
Watercolour and graphite on paper
Dimensions
217 × 139 mm
Description
The book was edited by J.H. Driberg and printed by Douglas Cleverdon at The Clover Hill Press, 1937. The study is annotated 'If you approve of [slate?] 2, I will of course make a decent one-piece drawing of it.'
Format
Artwork - on paper, unique
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to the Archive by Eileen Mayo, via her step-son, John Gainsborough, in March 1991.
Reference
TGA 916/47

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