A Tragedy in the North Winter Rain and Tears by Raymond Mason

This work was inspired by the real-life tragedy of a mining disaster in Northern France in 1974.


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.


Raymond Mason.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk

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