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.


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.

Venue details

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

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