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'Wet Afternoon' Eric Ravilious, watercolour & pencil, 1928.

Eric Ravilious – Wet Afternoon

Text by James Russell. ‘The scene depicting the holly hedges and boxy church of St. Mary depicted in Wet Afternoon remains much the same today. Inevitably our eyes are drawn to the figure striding down the...

'The Wilmington Giant', Eric Ravilious, watercolour on paper, 1939.

Eric Ravilious – The Wilmington Giant

Text by James Russell. ‘An easy cycle ride from his boyhood home and clearly visible from the window of the Eastbourne – Lewes train, the Long Man of Wilmington intrigued Ravilious greatly. In a...

'Train Landscape', Eric Ravilious, watercolour on paper, 1939.

Eric Ravilious – Train Landscape

Text by James Russell. ‘Look at the detail in this painting: the upholstery so carefully and sensitively realised; the window strap that is clearly made of leather and not some artificial material; the window...