Nevinson, C.R.W. (1889-1946), 'A Sinister Night Paris', Drypoint, 1927

'A Sinister Night Paris', Drypoint, 1927


Printed on laid paper.

Signed in pencil bottom right margin and numbered 9 bottom left.

Depicting the back streets of Paris near the Rue de la Gaité. Nevinson uses the burr of drypoint to sinister effect
creating the rich dark shadows cast by electric lamp light. It is the most Vorticist in style of all of Nevinson’s post
war prints and pays homage to his 1915 masterpiece ‘Bursting Shell’.

Image Size/Plate size 24 x 18.8 cm
Sheet Size 39.8x 27 cm
Reference Black 135
Collections British Museum

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