London, South Kensington
21 March 2013
Keith Vaughan (1912-1977)
Felled Tree Trunk; Houses in a Landscape; Village
with studio stamp (lower right)
4¾ x 6½ in. (12.1 x 16.5 cm.)
Executed in 1940. (3)
Professor John Ball.
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Exhibition catalogue, Keith Vaughan, Gouaches, Drawings and Prints, London, Osborne Samuel, pp. 46, 48 and 49, illustrated.
London, Osborne Samuel, Keith Vaughan, Gouaches, Drawings and Prints, 2011.
In 1939 Vaughan left Lintas, where he had been working as a layout artist and went to live in Shere in Surrey, working in a converted greenhouse and making paintings of the landscape. Here he began his life-long habit of producing drawings in situ of notable motifs and landscape features that particularly interested him. Occasionally he made written notes on his drawings concerning ideas relating to colour (see Village). These three drawings come from a sketchbook covering the period 1940/41, and so it is unclear if they were made in Shere or Wiltshire, where Vaughan was later drafted as a labourer in the Pioneering Corps.
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