Recto: portrayal of the scythe-bearing figure of Death intruding upon a party of dancers, striking the guests with terror, inspired by a poem by Conrad Aitken.
John Deth (Hommage to Conrad Aiken) (recto); Study of a Dinner Party (verso) by Edward Burra, 1931
© Estate of the artist c/o Lefevre, London
- Watercolour with bodycolour
- 56 x 76 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £4,000 ( Total: £16,000)
- Acquired in:
- Crane Kalman Gallery Ltd
This depicts a nightmare scene where the figure of Death intrudes upon a party of dancers producing a variety of reactions. Verso: study of a dinner party.
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