Harlequin by Eric Ravilious

This watercolour was part of the preparatory work for the commission of a mural for the Refectory at Morley College, London.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
48.3 x 50.8 cm
Art Fund grant:
£8,500 ( Total: £17,000)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
Mrs Anne Ullman

The commission was secured by Ravilious working closely with his friend Edward Bawden. The harlequin appeared in the top right corner of the mural which was destroyed in the Second World War during a bombing raid in 1940.

Provenance

Edward Bawden; Mrs Anne Ullman, 1989.

Venue details

Fry Art Gallery 19a Castle Street, SAFFRON WALDEN Essex CB10 1BD 01799 513 779 www.fryartgallery.org

Entry details

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