6 June 2008
John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)
The Catacombs, Rome
ink, crayon, watercolour and bodycolour
14¾ x 22 in. (37.5 x 56 cm.)
Executed in 1961.
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Exhibition catalogue, John Piper Retrospective, Durham, Grey College, 1999, no.22, p. 11, illustrated.
Durham, Grey College, John Piper Retrospective, April 1999, no. 22.
Piper executed a series of works depicting important sites in Rome between 1960-62. These works were prepared for an exhibition at Arthur Jeffress Gallery in May of 1962, and followed a successful show of paintings and watercolours of Venice.
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