THE KERRY WATERCOLOURS (THE AGE OF ANXIETY)
signed and dated 02
watercolour on paper
57 by 76cm.; 22½ by 30in.
The sheet is adhered to the mount at intervals along the extreme edges. The sheet undulates slightly, in keeping with the Artist's working methods and materials. All four edges of the sheet are deckled, in keeping with the Artist's working methods and materials. There may be one or two spots of surface matter and detritus, and very minor surface dust in places. This excepting, the work appears to be in excellent overall condition with strong vivid colours throughout.
The work is floated and held behind glass in a painted wooden frame.
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Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, where acquired by the present owners
London, Broadbent Gallery, William Tillyer, 2002 - 2003 (details untraced).
John Yau, William Tillyer Watercolours, 21 Publishing, London, 2010, p.210-214.