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Scillonian Landscape, 1945, gouache on paper

Scillonian Landscape
Gouache on paper
Lent by the estate of John Craxton

In August 1945, Craxton went with his close friend Lucian Freud to the Isles of Scilly as stepping stones to the south. There he found valuable resources for a series of dark landscapes already begun in pictures that he painted of Wales.