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Title

The nest of wild stones


Artists

Paul Nash

England

11 May 1889 - 11 Jul 1946

John Piper

England

13 Dec 1903 - 28 Jun 1992


About

These stones were found and arranged by Paul Nash. The photograph was taken by John Piper and was used to illustrate an article by Nash "The nest of wild stones" published in Myfanwy Evans' book "The Painter's Object" 1937.


Details


Other Title

Still life flints


Date

circa 1936, printed later


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

21.3 x 30.0 cm image; 24.6 x 33.6 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1981


Location

Not on display


Accession number

195.1981


Artist information

Paul Nash

Works in the collection

8

Artist information

John Piper

Works in the collection

7


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Andrew Causey, Clare Colvin and Barry Pearce, Paul Nash - photographer and painter, Perth, 1977, 24 (illus.), 29. cat.no. 29

Paul Nash, The painter's object, 'The nest of wild stones', London, 1937, (illus.).