John Piper

(35) Poelfoen
Signed (lower left)
Watercolour and Collage
22 x 30 ins
Marlborough Fine Art, London, 1961

From August to September 1960, Piper visited Brittany and on the return to his studio at Fawley Bottom in Henley-on-Thames, produced a series of large collages that reflected his renewed interest in abstraction and in particular his pre-war collage technique. Using a wax resist over which he applied watercolour and cut out marbled paper, these works form a 'distinct group in format and technique' (David Fraser Jenkins).

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John Piper | (35) Poelfoen