Artist Frank Brangwyn: Study for Venice Biennale Murals 1905

Artist Frank Brangwyn: Study for Venice Biennale Murals 1905

Enquire
Add to cart
 £1,580 / €1,864 / US$2,165(i)The Euro and Dollar prices shown are approximate: the actual cost when paying with any currency other than GBP will be displayed on the Paypal checkout page. 
 Free shipping

 

Frank Brangwyn:
Study for Venice Biennale Murals 1905

Unmounted (ref: 5307)

Sanguine on tracing paper, 

14 7/8 x 19 1/2 in. (38 x 49 cm)

See all works by Frank Brangwyn pencil men Being Frank Works in Progress



Provenance: Waldron West until 1994; thence by descent.

Brangwyn was asked by Antonio Fradeletto, the General Secretary of the 1905 Biennale Commission, to design the interior for the British Room.  He painted 4 murals for the British Room: Navvies at Work, Rolling Mill, Blacksmith and Potters.

Waldron West, a portrait painter who was born, trained and worked in  Worcestershire, was profoundly influenced by Brangwyn .  West befriended Brangwyn in the  late 1930's and as part of his friendship acquired, over the next two decades, a number of works from his mentor.

We are grateful to Dr. Horner for assistance.  This drawing will appear as reference A1337 in her forthcoming catalogue raisonne.

 


Share on instagram  Share on Twitter  Share on Google +  Share on Pinterest  Share by mail