£5,500 / €6,133 / US$7,129
Studies for designs for an embroidered quilt [HMO 689]
Framed (ref: 6748)
Pencil and watercolour on paper. 24½ x 29¾ in. (62.5 x 75.7 cm)
Provenance: Roger Folley; Alasdair Dunbar; Hammer Mill Oast Collection
Exhibited: Evelyn Dunbar - The Lost Works, Pallant House Gallery, October 2015 - February 2016, cat 117. Literature: Evelyn Dunbar - The Lost Works, eds Sacha Llewellyn & Paul Liss, July 2015, cat 117, page 166-167-168; Evelyn Dunbar: A Life in Painting, Christopher Campbell-Howes, October 2016. The quilt in question was to be made by Dunbar and Charles Mahoney as a gift for Mahoney’s mother Bessie.
We are grateful to Christopher Campbell-Howes for assistance.