John Piper

Greys & Greens: Weston, Portland

  • Signed (lower right) and inscribed with title (verso)
  • Mixed media
  • 15 x 22 ins


Acquired from a private collection

Piper found the Isle of Portland 'too extraordinary for words'. The 'great rectangular blocks, with cutting marks in regular rows', lying around everywhere, 'weathering in the rain and wind' made an ideal subject for an artist fascinated by man's relationship with nature.