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Evelyn Dunbar (1906-1960):
Sketch of Gladiolus tristis
Unmounted (ref: 8840)
Pen and ink over pencil, red crayon
12 3/4 x 8 in. (32.3 x 20.3 cm)
Provenance: Roger Folley; Alasdair Dunbar; Hammer Mill Oast Collection
Sketch of Gladiolus tristis, together with unconnected studies of heads, etc. The artist's definitive drawing of Gladiolus tristis appeared on p.102 of Gardeners' Choice (Routledge, London, 1937), written and illustrated jointly by Dunbar and Charles Mahoney.
We are grateful to Christopher Campbell Howes for his assistance.