Duranty, Charles - The lost field is faced with delicate flowers *

Artist: Duranty, Charles
Materials: Linocut
Dimensions (cm): 42 x 59
Dimensions (inches): 16.5 x 23.2
Signature: Signed lower right
Frame: Mounted
Stock No: DH016
Price: £395
Provenance: Thackeray gallery; collection of Richard Cory Smith

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Genre: Landscape


Born in Romford in 1919, Charles Duranty first discovered the East Anglian landscape during his time working on local farmland during the war. Despite being very moved by his surroundings, Duranty only began painting these sights in his forties. Described by himself as ’memories’, these imagined landscapes are romantic recollections from his youth.

* The artist’s original title for this work is unknown so we have used a line from one of his poems instead.  it is adapted from the poem titled Little poem.