Two very familiar and one not-so-familiar Ravilious images make their debut as a new collection. ‘Caravans’ depicts the ex-Boer War fever huts that he and his wife Tirzah Garwood lived in while in Sussex, while we learn (via James Russell) that the red van in ‘Wiltshire Landscape’ was inserted after the painting had finished, perhaps in an effort to cheer it up a little (though hardly needed to my mind), and finally ‘No. 29 Bus’ temps us to scrambled aboard (though perhaps confining ourselves to the lower deck might be wise). Wiltshire Landscape, Caravans, and No. 29 Bus are also available as single cards, priced at £2.95 each, inc. postage within the UK.
Blank inside, so suitable for birthdays, anniversaries, and all occasions.
Dimensions: 140mm by 140mm (square).
Printed on 300gsm FSC approved Invercote card stock using high quality inks to retain the colours of the original image. Each card is supplied with a white laid envelope, so you can share them with friends and family.
Eric Ravilious (22 July 1903 – 2 September 1942) was an exceptional watercolourist, wood engraver and designer. He was born in the shadow of the Sussex Downs in the coastal town of Eastbourne, the surrounding landscape of which heavily influenced many of his best known works. His instantly recognisable style, palette and choice of subject have an almost universal appeal, a blend which has increased in popularity with the passing of time, particularly in the first two decades of the 21st century.