John Northcote Nash RA NEAC (1893 - 1977)
oil on board
50 x 61 cm (19 1/2 x 24 in)
Throughout the 1930s, Nash frequently took painting trips to East Anglia and Essex before finding a creative sanctuary in the Stour Valley. Unlike Sickert, who declared the region "sucked dry" by the talents of Gainsborough and Constable, Nash looked at the surrounding villages and fields with fresh and inspired eyes and saw nothing but possibilities.
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