Artist Evelyn Dunbar: Design for personal correspondence

Artist Evelyn Dunbar (1906-1960): Design for personal correspondence

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Evelyn Dunbar (1906-1960):
Design for personal correspondence
Framed (ref: 9002)
Pen and ink

8 x 6¼ in. (20.3 x 15.9 cm)

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Provenance: Roger Folley; Alasdair Dunbar; Hammer Mill Oast Collection

Dunbar often illustrated her personal letters lavishly, weaving her text around her drawing. Here various flowers including a tulip, a rose and a sunflower grow out of the same stem. In known examples, to (for instance) fellow artists Charles Mahoney, Allan Gwynne-Jones and Edward Bawden, Dunbar used water colour to enhance her effect.

We are grateful to Christopher Campbell-Howes for assistance.