Eric Ravilious

The Vale of the White Horse

1939
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About the artwork
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About the artwork
Ravilious’ pictures often subvert tradition as much as echo it. His depiction of the countryside in the rain is familiar, but the low viewpoint makes the image disconcerting. This emphasises the mass of the hill and provides an unusual view of the White Horse cut into the chalk at Uffington in Berkshire, one of Britain’s most ancient sites.
  • Artist Eric Ravilious
  • Artwork The Vale of the White Horse
  • Image size 45.1 x 32.4 cm
  • Material Pencil and watercolour on paper
  • Date of work 1939
About the artist
Eric Ravilious was an accomplished painter, wood engraver and designer and is one of the most popular artists of the 1930s. Many Ravilious prints depict the countryside of south east England, as well as urban scenes of London and his experiences as a war artist during World War II. His landscapes and rural interiors often featured the downland and the coast of southern England; haunting and lyrical, these works show a world in suspense and often feature chalk hill figures and empty rooms. His design work includes posters for London Transport and coronation mugs for Wedgwood.
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DELIVERY TIMES

We aim to deliver custom prints within 10 working days. For countries outside of Europe, delivery may take up to 20 days.

As each print is handmade to order they take a little longer to prepare. We’ll dispatch your order as soon as it is ready, separately from any other items.

UNFRAMED PRINTS DELIVERY CHARGES

UK — £3.60 per order

Europe — £12.00 per order

Rest of world — £28.00 per order

FRAMED & CANVAS PRINTS DELIVERY CHARGES

UK — £7.50 per print

Europe — £20.00 per print

Rest of world — £50.00 per print

We currently offer free standard delivery on all UK orders over £50. Here’s more information on delivery.

REFUNDS & RETURNS

As custom prints are made to order, unfortunately we cannot accept returns if you have changed your mind or made a mistake.

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