Not on display
N06234 THE CORNFIELD 1918
Inscr. ‘John Nash’ b.l.
Watercolour, 7 3/8×10 5/8 (18·75×27).
Bequeathed by Sir Edward Marsh through the Contemporary Art Society 1954.
Exh: (?) London Group, April–May 1919 (79).
Executed in the summer of 1918 at Chalfont Common, a study from another angle of the cornfield that appears in the oil painting N06074. In an annotated copy of the London Group catalogue, April–May 1919, No.79 is marked as being a watercolour.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II
Film and audio
ListenJohn Burnside reads his beautiful meditation on John Nash’s evocative wartime landscape The Cornfield.
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