Alexander, Isabel – North Essex Landscape

Watercolour, c. 1949; original size 35.0 x 41.0cm. Much of Alexander’s work can be said to belong to the Neo-Romantic tradition, and certain of the paintings are very reminiscent of Ravilious. But this is more akin to John Nash’s work (see ‘Landscape at Hadleigh’ for instance). Perhaps this is not surprising: both artists shared a love of plant life; of geological forms underlying the landscape, and both explored the effects of the seasons on landscape. And this is Great Bardfield, where of course Nash, Ravilious, Bawden et al – along with Alexander – lived. Although Alexander wasn’t amongst the inner circle here, she knew these artists, and they shared this landscape. This is early spring: the branches are still bare but the field has been ploughed, and a magnificent sun is full of promise for the year ahead.

Format: Giclée Print, Limited Edition (1/850) on 310gsm thick, 100% cotton rag. Hand-numbered and hand-embossed.

Size: Image: 35.0 x 41.0; paper: 48.0 x 53.0cm

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Description

Watercolour, c. 1949; original size 35.0 x 41.0cm. Much of Alexander’s work can be said to belong to the Neo-Romantic tradition, and certain of the paintings are very reminiscent of Ravilious. But this is more akin to John Nash’s work (see ‘Landscape at Hadleigh’ for instance). Perhaps this is not surprising: both artists shared a love of plant life; of geological forms underlying the landscape, and both explored the effects of the seasons on landscape. And this is Great Bardfield, where of course Nash, Ravilious, Bawden et al – along with Alexander – lived. Although Alexander wasn’t amongst the inner circle here, she knew these artists, and they shared this landscape. This is early spring: the branches are still bare but the field has been ploughed, and a magnificent sun is full of promise for the year ahead.

Additional information

Artist

Alexander, Isabel

Frame Options

Print Only, Matt-Black: face/edge 12mm, Matt-White: face/edge 12mm, Matt-Grey: face/edge 12mm, English Oak: face/edge 10mm, Brushed Aluminium: face 8mm/edge 14mm