6 June 2002
Graham Sutherland, O.M. (1903-1980)
Untitled (Pink Landscape)
signed with initials and dated 'GS.77' (lower right)
pencil, watercolour, bodycolour, brush and black ink, lightly squared for transfer
16¼ x 11½ in. (41.3 x 29.2 cm.)
with Fiorella Urbanati Gallery, Los Angeles.
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W. Boyd, Graham Sutherland, London, 1993, p. 37.
At the end of Sutherland's life he returned to the theme of roads which had interested him forty years before. The sky and landscape are treated almost like a photographic negative, with the sun portrayed as being dark rather than light.
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