ithell colquhoun magician born of nature
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gateway, corsica

                                  1936

Watercolour and crayon. 12½ x 15¼in. (31.8 x 39cm.) (ss) Signed and dated: ‘Colquhoun/36’ lower left. Provenance NT. Exhibited Penzance, Framer’s Gallery, 1980, no. 22. Torrington, Plough Gallery, 1980, no. 22. One of the pair of wrought iron gates is ajar, but, thanks to the atmosphere of alienation, one does not feel tempted to pass through to see what lies beyond.