Couple Harvesting

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Couple Harvesting

Couple Harvesting (aka Scything), c.1953
Pen and ink, 12.5 cm x 12.5 cm

A design produced for Ernest Cooper's London Health Centre Ltd and one of the '7 designs for tailpieces in a catalogue' exhibited at Worthing in 1972, although it is thought that this drawing was first used on the inside cover of the third (revised) edition of the LHC booklet Bread: The Whole-Wheat Way to Health in 1953. It was used in the 1956 reprint of that revised edition.
PROVENANCE: Ernest Cooper> Sotheby's 3 Mar. 1999 (lot 120, with 12 other drawings, £10,925) > Abbott & Holder
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Worthing 1972 (as Scything), Abbott & Holder 1999

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