EDWARD BURRA (1905-1976)

Edward Burra (1905-1976) Harbour Scene, Jerwood Collection. © Estate of the Artist, c/o Lefevre Fine Art Ltd., London.

Harbour Scene

pencil on paper
56.5 x 78.5 cm

Burra shared a fascination with harbours, docks and ports with Paul Nash, with whom he visited the French port of Toulon in 1930, and Edward Wadsworth, with whom he painted port scenes at Plymouth, Dunkirk and the South of France between 1923 and 1928.

Provenance
The Estate of Edward Burra, Lady Ritchie of Dundee and Associated Owners; Sotheby's London, 3rd July 2002, lot 215.
Anonymous sale: Sotheby's London, 13 June 2017, lot 159.

 

 

Lara Wardle