Michael Renton watercolour which is titled ‘Dorny, Bucks, 1959’ The drawing is wash and ink over a pencil drawing with pencil annotations and is on deckle-edged buff cartridge paper.In excellent condition.
Sheet Size 260×320
‘One of Michael’s techniques when sketching was to make notes to remind himself of what he had seen.’ Simon Langdale March 2015 From: ‘His Hands Magic. Michael Renton (1934-2001)’
The watercolour shows the church of St. James the Less, which dates back to the Norman Conquest, towers next to Dorny Court, a Tudor Manor in Buckinghamshire. Dorney village is tucked away next to the Thames, a corner of quintessential England,