This work was inspired by the real-life tragedy of a mining disaster in Northern France in 1974.
A Tragedy in the North Winter Rain and Tears by Raymond Mason, 19751977
© Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
- Exopy resin & acrylic
- 287 x 321 x 134 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £20,000 ( Total: £105,000)
- Acquired in:
- Marlborough Fine Art
Mason wrote about this work, In a scene of tragedy, the unwilling actors recognise each other in their suffering. The bonds of such feeling are translated by their looks.