BEATRICE HUNTINGTON (1889-1988)
Watercolour on paper
Sight size 31 x 22.5 cm
Signed and dated lower right: 'B.M.L. HUNTINGTON, 1928'
Framed and glazed
Verso labelled: The Scottish Gallery
Exhibited: The Scottish Gallery, 1990, cat. no.5
The towers shown here in this view of Teruel in the mountainous region of Aragon are probably those of the 12th century cathedral of Santa Maria de Mediavilla, a notable example of Mudéjar architecture. As in her watercolour, Street in Albarracin, the view here is built from clear blocks of colour and the faceted rock face is modelled with a patchwork of tones. The colours of the landscape are heightened to almost unnatural hues giving a visual tension between contrasting tones.
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