Sketches & drawings, advertising work, sketchbook and one gouache by Keith Vaughan


collection owner: Keith Vaughan, ‘Sketches & drawings, advertising work, sketchbook and one gouache by Keith Vaughan’ 1932–76

Available online is the whole of this collection of sketches by Keith Vaughan. This material covers the majority of Vaughan's life including some of his early advertising work from the 1930s with the last sketch dating from 1976, a year before his death in 1977. Subjects include the male form, landscapes, and drawings of everyday life including some from his time in the Non-Combatant Corps during the Second World War.

Details of the remainder of the collection can be found on the archive catalogue.

Collection Owner
Keith Vaughan 1912–1977
Tate Archive
Purchased by the archive from Thos. Agnew and Sons Ltd in November 1990
TGA 9013

148 objects in this collection

Loose drawings and sketches
The series contains a number of loose drawings largely consisting of portraits, figurative works and landscapes. The series includes drawings from Eden and Bulford Prisoner of War Camps, drawings of figures (some in graphic sexual acts), sketches for murals and illustrations to the classic story 'Tom Sawyer'.
TGA 9013/1

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Keith Vaughan Life-drawing of a male nude