Duranty, Charles - Deep in ornamental burrows *
Dimensions (cm): 41 x 59
Dimensions (inches): 16.1 x 23.2
Signature: Signed lower left
Frame: Framed and glazed
Stock No: DH007
Provenance: Thackeray gallery circa 1970; collection of the late Richard Cory-Smith
Featured in our When they were Younger travelling exhibition.
Could this tantalising semi-abstract landscape be a World War Two airfield, somewhere in Essex, with its round-roofed buildings and runway lights?
* The artist’s original title for this work is unknown so we have used a line from one of his poems instead. it comes from To a girl with black hair.