saw this outing as an adventure and opportunity [as war artist] to continue his study of light effects.....(Russel, 2015 - 'Ravilious' - published on the occasion of the exhibition Ravilious at Dulwich Picture Gallery)" />
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'Dangerous Work at Low Tide' by Eric Ravilious (W001) *

'Dangerous Work at Low Tide' by Eric Ravilious (W001) *

'Dangerous Work at Low Tide' by Eric Ravilious (W001) *

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Greeting card reproduced from a watercolour by Eric Ravilious. 125 x 175mm with white paper envelope. Recycled and/or FSC approved materials. Published by Orwell Press Art Publishing. "Within the frame of the picture itself we see a group of men watching three otherswalking towards a distant object. This trio are Commander Edward Obbard, Lieutenant Harold West and Lieutenant Commander G.A Hodges, an expert in mine disposal, and the object in the shallows is a magnetic mine dropped off Whitstable Sands by a German aircraft. Instead of blowing up a ship it had washed up here, and Ravilious was on hand to record the moment when it was successfully made safe...<Actinic:Variable Name = 'Ravilious'/> saw this outing as an adventure and opportunity [as war artist] to continue his study of light effects.....(Russel, 2015 - 'Ravilious' - published on the occasion of the exhibition Ravilious at Dulwich Picture Gallery)