1) Cornish Well; 2) Printing Sunday Times by Edward Bawden

Edward Bawden’s work is the cornerstone of the Fry Art Gallery’s collection – an assortment of 20th-century works drawn from the members of the Great Bardfield group of north-west Essex artists.


Details

Medium:
1) Watercolour; 2) Linocut
Dimensions:
1) 50 x 63 cm; 2) 41 x 69 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,950 ( Total: £6,680)
Acquired in:
2012
Vendor:
Private collection

Endeavoring to tell the artist’s story as fully as possible, the gallery’s holdings span the length of his career. Cornish Well is a bold painting using few colours which emphasise the landscape depicted. Bawden's watercolours were often produced on holidays and show a different side of the artist. The Printing of the Sunday Times is a particularly strong example of the artist’s well-known commercial linocuts.

Provenance

Private collection.

Venue details

Fry Art Gallery 19a Castle Street, SAFFRON WALDEN Essex CB10 1BD 01799 513 779 www.fryartgallery.org

Entry details

Free to all

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