PIPER John CH (1903-1992) Palazzo Pesaro, Venice. Pencil, pen, ink, watercolour and gouache on two sheets of paper. 1960. Provenance: George Butler, head designer at David Whitehead and Sons for whom Piper produced designs for fabrics throughout the 50s and 60s. Accompanied by a letter to ‘Mr Couttie’ from Piper discussing the possible adaptation of this work for a fabric. See also ‘Palazzo Pesaro’, etching (date?) printed in an edition of 75 for ‘John Piper’s 80th Anniversary Portfolio’ by Kelpra Studio. See also ‘Palazzo Pesaro’, offset lithograph (L.356) Lit: ‘John Piper’, Tate Gallery, 30 Nov - 22 Jan 1984, p.63. pl.145 for a similar example of Palazzo Pesaro. Page of 14x21 laid on backing page of 18x24 inches.
PIPER John C.H. (1903-1992) ‘Brighton Aquatints / Twelve original aquatints of modern Brighton / with short descriptions by / Lord Alfred Douglas’. Published by Duckworth in 1939 in an edition of 200. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
PIPER John CH 1903-1992) The Turn of the Screw: set design for the interior of ‘Bly’. Britten’s The Turn of the Screw was first performed at La Fenice in Venice on 14th September 1954. Ink, watercolour and gouache. Signed. Note: formerly incorrectly thought to be for ‘Mourning becomes Electra’. 10x21 inches.