‘Cray Fields’ by Graham Sutherland



Graham Sutherland etching made in 1925. Printed on antique handmade paper. Not numbered but was printed in an edition of 85 copies. In good condition.

Image size 12 x 12.5 cm

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Reference: Tassi ,Man 25  Possibly Sixth state of six, published by Gallery Twenty One  although the paper used,antique laid paper, may indicate an earlier state. Not a first state.

‘During the 1920s Sutherland produced a series of  prints and drawings  directly inspired by the example of Samuel Palmer.’  The ‘present landscape with the same sense of religious ecstasy. In this work the conjunction of the star and a dazzling sun show Sutherland enlarging the idea of simple vision into a visionary act by inviting the viewer to contemplate these heavenly bodies, just as Palmer had done.’  Tate Gallery

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