This watercolour was produced during Ravilious' stay at Capel-y-ffin in the Black Mountains of Brecknockshire.
The Waterwheel by Eric Ravilious, 1938
© Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery
- Watercolour on paper
- 41.5 x 50 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £24,000 ( Total: £55,000)
- Acquired in:
- Fine Art Society
In a letter to Helen Binyon, Ravilious mentioned how he had enjoyed painting a waterwheel made out of chunks of wood and petrol-tins by the farmer's son and mentioned the four geese, which he described as a bit Chinese.
Fine Art Society plc.