This watercolour was part of the preparatory work for the commission of a mural for the Refectory at Morley College, London.
Harlequin by Eric Ravilious, c. 1928
© Fry Art Gallery
- Watercolour on paper
- 48.3 x 50.8 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £8,500 ( Total: £17,000)
- Acquired in:
- 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.
Edward Bawden; Mrs Anne Ullman, 1989.
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