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nest among leaves

                                     c.1947

Watercolour and ink. 18 x 13in. (45.7 x 33cm.) (ss) Provenance Sold by the Mayor Gallery, 1947. Private collection. Exhibited London, Mayor Gallery, 1947, (drawings), no. 19. This is one of the few super-automatist drawings in which the artist has developed a naturalistic image, in this case bird’s eggs, from the curving lines.