- John Nash 1893–1977
- Watercolour and graphite on paper
- Support: 387 x 495 mm
- Purchased 1954
N06215 AVONCLIFFE FROM THE AQUEDUCT c. 1926
Inscr. ‘John Nash’ b.r.
Pencil and brown wash, 15 1/4×19 1/2 (39×49·5); the drawing is squared for enlargement.
Purchased from the Leicester Galleries (Cleve Fund) 1954.
Exh: Leicester Galleries, March 1954 (11).
A view of the Avon from the aqueduct carrying the Kennet and Avon Canal over the River Avon near Limpley Stoke. Executed c. 1926 (letter of 2 May 1954). A painting (27×34 in.) done from this drawing was first (?) exhibited at the Goupil Gallery, October 1930 (42), and is still in the artist's possession.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II