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Eric Ravilious (1903-1942)

Born in London he studied at the Eastbourne School of Art and at The Royal College of Art under Paul Nash, where Edward Bawden became a close friend. Initially a muralist (none of which has survived), he became widely known for his luminous watercolours, woodcuts, lithographs – notably his High Street Shops executed by the Curwen Press, (published by Country Life in 1938 in a book with a text by JM Richards, husband of Peggy Angus), ceramics for Wedgewood and graphics for London Transport, as well as glass and furniture design. Much inspired by the South Downs in East Sussex, he was a frequent visitor to Furlongs, the cottage of the artist Peggy Angus. In 1930 he married fellow artist ‘Tirzah’ Garwood, they then moved to rural Essex, at first sharing a house with the Bawdens. An official World War II artist and with a commission with the Royal Marines, he died while with an RAF air sea rescue mission to Iceland. His works are in t

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Bakers & Confectioners
Eric Ravilious
Bakers & Confectioners  For sale
£495
A. Pollard
Eric Ravilious
A. Pollard  For sale
£500
Hardware, 1938
Eric Ravilious
Hardware, 1938  For sale
£500
Design for The Curwen Press News-Letter
Eric Ravilious
Design for The Curwen Press News-Letter  For sale
£225
Tirzah on a cockerel, 1931
Eric Ravilious
Tirzah on a cockerel, 1931  For sale
£220
 'Fire Engineer -  'High Street', 1938
Eric Ravilious
'Fire Engineer - 'High Street', 1938  For sale
£490
The Famous Tragedy of the Rich Jew...
Eric Ravilious
The Famous Tragedy of the Rich Jew...  For sale 
Clerical Outfitter, 1938
Eric Ravilious
Clerical Outfitter, 1938  Sold 
Grill Room and Restaurant
Eric Ravilious
Grill Room and Restaurant  Sold 
Submarine Engineer, 1938
Eric Ravilious
Submarine Engineer, 1938  Sold 
Thomas Thrave, Undertaker, 1938
Eric Ravilious
Thomas Thrave, Undertaker, 1938  Sold 
Theatrical Property
Eric Ravilious
Theatrical Property  Sold 
Christmas Morning
Eric Ravilious
Christmas Morning  Sold 
Study for ‘Leaving Scapa Flow’...
Eric Ravilious
Study for ‘Leaving Scapa Flow’...  Sold 
Study for ‘Leaving Scapa Flow’...
Eric Ravilious
Study for ‘Leaving Scapa Flow’...  Sold 
Waterwheel, 1938
Eric Ravilious
Waterwheel, 1938  Sold