April 1959 (Paros)
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April 1959 (Paros) 1959
Throughout April and May of 1959 Nicholson and his wife, fellow artist Felicitas Vogler, travelled to Italy, via Greece, with Swan Hellenic cruises. On the journey they visited several locations, including the island of Paros. Although Nicholson disliked travelling as part of a group, the trip proved an important stimulus for new work. This is one of many drawings that Nicholson completed whilst travelling. Rendered in a linear, almost childlike fashion, it depicts the bell tower on the island. This strong graphic line is also visible in Nicholson’s reliefs.

Glossary Open

Relief

A form of sculpture where the image or design projects from a flat surface types of which include, bas-relief or low relief.

Relief

Details

  • Acc. No. GMA 4879
  • Medium Pencil and light oil wash on paper, laid on board
  • Size Paper: 34.00 x 48.00 cm (framed: 48.00 x 61.00 cm)
  • Credit Bequeathed by Felicitas Vogler 2007