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Escures before the War
wood engraving
Date Made/Found: 1946
Material and Medium: wood engraving on paper
Dimensions: Mount: 394 x 342mm Sight size: 135 x 184mm Image size: 126 x 176mm
Department: Visual Art
Accession Number: VIS.1719
This print shows Gwen Raverat’s father-in-law in his garden at Escures at Montivilliers, in Normandy. The wood engraving was most likely made from memory in Cambridge after the Second World War. Raverat lived in France during the early 1920s but moved back to England in 1925 after the death of her husband. Raverat was the granddaughter of Charles Darwin. She studied at the Slade School with Stanley Spencer and became an accomplished illustrator and wood engraver. Raverat was one of the founder members of the Society of Wood Engravers.
Display Location: In Store
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