Evelyn Dunbar: Sketch of Gladiolus tristis - on Evelyn Dunbar, The Lost Works


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Evelyn Dunbar:
Sketch of Gladiolus tristis

Unmounted (ref: 8840)
Pen and ink over pencil, red crayon 
12 3/4 x 8 in. (32.3 x 20.3 cm)

Tags: Evelyn Dunbar crayon ink pen and ink pencil children flowers study

Provenance: Roger Folley; Alasdair Dunbar; Hammer Mill Oast Collection

Sketch of Gladiolus tristis, together with unconnected studies of heads, etc. The artist's definitive drawing of Gladiolus tristis appeared on p.102 of Gardeners' Choice (Routledge, London, 1937), written and illustrated jointly by Dunbar and Charles Mahoney.

We are grateful to Christopher Campbell Howes for his assistance.

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