Pond at Beslyns, Great Bardfield by Edward Bawden

Bawden lived from 1932 in Great Bardfield, Essex.


Watercolour, ink & pencil
41 x 58 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £10,350)
Acquired in:
Fine Art Society

The artist creates a somewhat disquieting atmosphere through the prominence given to the gnarled tree trunk in the centre, dominating & dividing what would otherwise be a tranquil rural scene.


Mrs Hungerford Morgan; Fine Art Society.

Venue details

Chelmsford Museum and the Essex Regiment Museum Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, CHELMSFORD Essex CM2 9AQ 01245 605 700 www.chelmsford.gov.uk/museums

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