Lot 28
  • 28

Graham Sutherland, O.M.

5,000 - 7,000 GBP
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  • Graham Sutherland, O.M.
  • devastation: collapsed roofs, london suburbs, 1941
  • pen and ink, pencil, wax resist, crayon, wash and scratching out
  • 24.5 by 16cm.; 9½ by 6¼in.


Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner


London, Imperial War Museum, The War Drawings, 1982, cat. no.47;
Darmstadt, Mathildenhohe, Sutherland, 1982, illustrated in the catalogue, pp.108 and 109;
Locarno Pinacoteca Comunale Casa Rusca, Sutherland, 1988, cat. no.19, illustrated in the catalogue p.27;
Parma, La Sanseverina, 1991, cat. no.4, illustrated in the catalogue p.20;
San Gabriele, Fondazione Stavros, 6a Biennale D'Arte Sacra, 1994, illustrated in the catalogue p.229;
Antibes, Musée Picasso, Une Rétrospective, 1998, cat. no.22, illustrated in the catalogue p.98.


R. Tassi, Sutherland, Disegni di guerra, Electa Milano, 1979, no.51, illustrated p.64;
Sutherland, The Wartime Drawings, Electa International, 1980, no.51, illustrated p.68.

Catalogue Note

Sold together with a photograph of the work signed K Sutherland and dated Dec 17 1986.

This drawing is a study for Devastation 1941: East End, Wrecked Public House (Tate Collection).