21 November 2002
Edward Ardizzone, R.A. (1900-1979)
The Shadowy Beach
signed with initials lower right 'EA' (lower right) and inscribed 'The Shadowy Beach' (on the reverse)
pen, black ink and watercolour
10 x 14 in. (25.5 x 35.5cm.)
Acquired direct from the artist by the present owner.
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Athens, British Council, Edward Ardizzone, C.B.E., R.A., February 1979.
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