19 November 2004
Peter Lanyon (1918-1964)
Study of buildings, Italy
inscribed and dated 'Lanyon/Study of buildings 1957 S M Lanyon/Italy' (on the reverse), and stamped with studio stamp 'Lanyon' (on the reverse)
coloured crayon and watercolour
15¼ x 15¼ in. (38.8 x 38.8 cm.)
with Gordon Hepworth Fine Art, Exeter.
Purchased by the present owner from Gordon Dark, London.
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In February 1957 Lanyon travelled to Anticoli Corrado, a village near Rome which he had previously visited in 1953. The walled towns in the surrounding area inspired a number of his paintings.
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