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Swinbrook Bridge

Stanley Roy Badmin (1906-1989)


Price
£2,250

Signed
Signed and inscribed with title and '7th St'
Signed with initials in plate (bottom right)

Medium
Etching

Dimensions
3 ¾ x 5 ½ inches

Provenance
Joseph Graffy Print Collection

Literature
Chris Beetles, S R Badmin and the English Landscape,
London: Collins, 1985, Pages 54 and 63, Catalogue Raisonné No 22

Exhibited
Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, February-March 1931, No 72;
Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition, 1932, No 1109;
‘Watercolours and Etchings by S R Badmin, ARWS, ARE’, Fine Art Society, February 1933, No 40, £3.3.0;
Mcdonald's Gallery,New York, 1936;
Fine Art Society, July 1937, No 49, 2 1/2 Gns;
‘S R Badmin, RWS. The English Landscape, an Exhibition of Watercolours and Rodrigo Moynihan, Recent Pictures’, Leicester Galleries, London, March 1955, No 2 (as 'Old Swinbrook');
‘S R Badmin, RWS, RE, ARCA, FSIA’, Worthing Art Gallery, November-December 1967, No 9

Executed in 1931 and published by the Twenty-One Gallery. Swinbrook Bridge is near Burford, Oxfordshire; it was replaced during the Second World War. An edition of 45 was taken from the 8th state.
'Near Witney, N of A40 on Windrush river. The sky was re-worked many times'. (SRB Etching Notes).

Collection of the Aberystwyth University School of Art; purchased from the Twenty-One Gallery in 1931 (14/30); the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; the British Museum: donated by Contemporary Art Society in 1934 (10/30, 'trial of st'); Herbert F Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University: the bequest of William P Chapman, Jr; Yale Center for British Art: the G Allen Collection, 1994 (trial 2nd state).


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