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’.
Size: 19.5 x 14.5cm; paper 29.5 x 21.0; mount 42.6 x 34.3cm
Format: Giclée Print, Limited Edition (1/850) on 310gsm thick, 100%
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