Item #CL184-56 [Procession Of The Absurd]. Edmund Blampied, British.
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[Procession Of The Absurd]

1944. Watercolour with pencil, signed and dated upper centre, annotated in unknown hand in pencil verso, 36.2 x 54.9cm. Reinforced corners, minor tears to right and lower edges, slight foxing and creases.

Annotation reads “A one-way in KwathLoothLeeth Boro. (To amuse boys “dotty” on engineering. Vide. E. Blampied).”

Author Marguerite Syvret notes in her biography of Blampied that while he was stranded on the island Jersey during WWII his “humorous drawings abounded; but these were created to entertain personal friends, to bring cheer to parents cut off from their children or husbands from their wives.” Ref: Syvret, Edmund Blampied, 1986, p123.

Item #CL184-56

Price (AUD): $3,300.00  other currencies

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