Liss Llewellyn Fine Art - Sir Thomas Monnington: Study for the Postman, circa 1948

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Sir Thomas Monnington:
Study for the Postman, circa 1948

Passe-partout (ref: 2870)
Pen and pencil on paper,
10.3 x 18.3cm (15.3 x 23.3cm framed)

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Although never worked into a major painting numerous studies exist for The Postman . In these the basic composition remains the same: postman Setford enters from the right; the artist, his wife Evelyn, and son John (leaning on a gun) stand centre left, by the large cherry tree (cat. no. 120). Emerging from the left are Monnington’s neighbours, the sculptor A.H.Gerrard and his wife, the painter, Kathleen Leigh-Pemberton, (whose studio is seen behind). The other, distant figures, are Mr. and Mrs Young, emerging from their home in the Bothy


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