Aldeburgh Bathing Machines
Artwork: Aldeburgh Bathing Machines
Size: 45 x 53.3 cm
Medium: Pencil and watercolour
Creation year: 1938
Marks: Signed 'Eric Ravilious' (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: With Leicester Galleries, London, where purchased by the present owner's father, and by descent
Exhibition history: London, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Eric Ravilious: Exhibition of Recent Watercolours, May - June 1939, possibly no. 21, as 'Early Morning on the East Coast'; Sheffield, Graves Art Gallery, Eric Ravilious: Exhibition of Water-Colours and Engravings, 1958, no. 93, as 'Bathing Machines'. Colchester, The Minories, Eric Ravilious 1903-1942, January - February 1972, no. 44, as 'Bathing Machines'; this exhibition travelled to Oxford, The Ashmolean Museum, March - April 1972; London, The Morley Gallery, April - May 1972; and Eastbourne, Towner Art Gallery, May - June 1972; London, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Ravilious, April - August 2015, exhibition not numbered, as 'Bathing Machines'

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Date: 2016-11-23
Lot Number: 3
Low Estimate: $187845 [+46%]
High Estimate: $313075 [-12%]
Hammer Price: $275506
Sold For: $336869