Ravilious 'Grape House' tea towel
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Charming and evergreen, Eric Ravilious' characterful illustration will bring freshness and colour to your kitchen counter.
The twentieth-century artist was known for his quirky style with quintessentially British scenes. This beautiful example, originally a lithographed Christmas Card design, has been reproduced exclusively for the V&A for this soft cotton tea towel.
'The Grape House' (1936) by Eric Ravilious (1903-1942)
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Created exclusively for the V&A.
74cm x 47cm
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Eric Ravilious was a painter, designer, illustrator and wood engraver. He was born in 1903 in the East Sussex, and the environment of his upbringing is evident in his popular watercolours of the South Downs and the south coast. He was particularly inspired by chalk hill figures. He brought a unique perspective to his depiction of England between the wars, creating landscapes with a quirky, modernist sensibility. Ravilious served as a war artist, creating dazzling seascapes and fresh studies of planes in flight, and died when his plane was lost off the coast of Iceland in 1942. The charm and flair of his work has ensured its enduring popularity.