Lithograph for ‘High Street’, 1938 – one of 24
exquisite images of pre-war shops. John Piper (previewing the work in
‘Signature’, 1937) writes: ‘Ravilious is a particularly English
artist…..there is probably no-one else who could have made these records
at once so faithfully and imaginatively. There is about them the
suggestion that you are looking in at a series of gay, old-fashioned
parties from the matter-of-fact street in the present. They are records
of a passing beauty, but they are full of present-day experience. And
they are faithful enough to look like tuck-shops full of sherbert,
liquorice and lollipops – which, after all, is one of the chief appeals
of the attractive shop’.
Image size: 19.5 x 14.0; Print size: 29.5 x 21.0 cms
Format: Giclée Print, Limited Edition (1/850) on 310gsm thick, 100% cotton rag.
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