Modern British Art by John Nash: Onions, circa 1930 | www.LLFA.uk

picture

Hover over the painting to magnify

picture


 SOLD

 

See all works by John Nash

John Nash:
Onions, circa 1930

Framed (ref: 6782)
Pencil, red and green crayon and watercolour

7 1/2 x 15 in. (19 x 38.1 cm)

Tags: flowers



Provenance: Acquired directly from The Artist's Estate





John Nash was a keen plantsman. A passion he shared with Charles Mahoney, Edward Bawden, Geoffrey Rhoades, and Evelyn Dunbar.  This group regularly swapped cuttings with each other and cultivated their favoured plants in their gardens and recorded them in their paintings.  Illustrations were also produced for books - Mahoney and Dunbar had published Gardner’s Choice in 193.  English Garden Flowers, for which this is likely to be a study, illustrated by Nash, was published by Duckworth, London, in 1948.






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