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Graham Sutherland

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An out of print Tate catalogue for a major retrospective exhibition of the work of Graham Sutherland, covering all periods of his career

Technically gifted and endlessly imaginative, Graham Sutherland is one of the 20th century’s most influential and inventive voices, capturing the character of Britain before, during and after the Second World War.His extensive career spanned a wide range of styles, from intricate etchings and painterly landscapes to society portraits and avant-garde abstraction.


This book records a comprehensive exhibition of his work in 1982 at the Tate from his early etchings to the haunting drawings and paintings he made as an official war artist to his portraits  including a study for his painted portrait of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill which was famously was destroyed as arranged by Clementine Churchill, Winston’s wife.

The book includes Sutherland's 1942 essay ‘Welsh Sketch Book’ as well as an introduction by Ronald Alley and biographical details.

269 works are discussed and annotated. 184 pages of which 32 are colour plates and 237 have black and white illustrations.


  • Author: Ronald Alley
  • Paperback: 184 pages | 32 colour and 237 black and white illustrations
  • Date published: 1982
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Good - some shelf wear
  • ISBN: 978-0905005485
  • Dimensions: 29 x 22 cm

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