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Edward Bawden, R.A.
1903-1989
ISFAHAN
signed; also signed, titled and dated '1966' on the reverse
gouache, pen and ink and collage on paper

We are grateful to James Russell for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.

In 1966 Edward Bawden travelled to Iran as a guest of British Petroleum. He visited Isfahan and used material collected on the trip to make the mural diptych, Fantasy on Islamic Architecture, 1967, originally designed for Britannic House, the London headquarters of BP, and now at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London.
sheet: 53 by 52cm.; 21 by 20½in.
framed: 66.5 by 66cm.; 26¼ by 26in.
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Private Collection, London

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