Tue, 30th Nov 2021 12:30

Selected works from the Studio of Bernard Myers

  Lot 763 §

BERNARD MYERS (1925-2007)

BERNARD MYERS (1925-2007)
Estuary No. 4 and Horizon
(i) signed and dated Myers 1953 (lower right) and titled (lower left); (ii) signed Myers (lower right) and signed and dated Bernard Myers / 1955 (on the reverse)
both: watercolour on paper, framed
(i) 24 x 36 cm (9 1/2 x 14 in); (ii) 21 x 37 cm (8 1/4 x 14 1/2 in)

Artist's Estate

These works are numbers 0262 and 0360 from the Bernard Myers Archive

'This is the Thames estuary where [Bernard] spent much of his free time when a student sailing in one of the last of the Thames barges, The Arrow, skippered by a great character, Captain Philpotts. Philpotts knew the estuary and marshes very well, his First World War service having been making parts for radio location in an abandoned Price's candle faxtory on the marshes, eerie and sinister especially on night shift, near dumps of animal carcasses... refuse from the candle-making.' (Pamela Myers, unpublished notes from 2008)

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