The Waterwheel by Eric Ravilious

This watercolour was produced during Ravilious' stay at Capel-y-ffin in the Black Mountains of Brecknockshire.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
41.5 x 50 cm
Art Fund grant:
£24,000 ( Total: £55,000)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

Fine Art Society plc.

Venue details

Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery Captains Walk, BRECON Powys LD3 7DS 01874 624121 www.powys.gov.uk/breconmuseum

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £1)

Closed for refurbishment 

Check Brecknock Museum website for details

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