A stunning modernist pastel of Pevensey Castle by Keith New. Pevensey Castle is a medieval castle and former Roman Saxon Shore fort at Pevensey in East Sussex. Keith New (1926-2012) was a significant pioneering British modernist stained glass artist in the 1950s and 1960s. He trained at the RCA and did a further year on a scholarship in New York. He was particularly well known for his stained glass work including the famous nave windows in Coventry Cathedral.Other windows by Keith New include: the heraldic windows for the Royal College of Physicians, London; the south choir window of Bristol Cathedral; the rose window of Christ Church, Calgary, Canada, and windows for All Saints’, Isleworth, All Saints’, Branston, Lincoln, and the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Tunbridge Wells. The hallmarks of stained glass work are very clear in this piece which is signed and dated ’63. English, 1963.
Provenance: Dr. R.M. Bradfield Collection.
Width: 43cms (17 inches)
Height: 48.25cms (19 inches)