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Train Going over a Bridge at Night Painting, 1935 by Eric Ravilious

Eric Ravilious (1903-1942) was an incredibly skilled artist, illustrator, designer, and lithographer who specialised in watercolours of the English countryside.


He grew up in Sussex and during his adult life lived in London, though frequently travelled to the South Downs. We love how each landscape typifies the British picturesque and vernacular art with a quaint, neoteric sensibility and clarity, by capturing everyday scenes from English provincial life.  After attending Eastbourne School of Art, Ravilious went on to study in the design school at the Royal College of Art, becoming one of the most popular artists of the 1930s. Ravilious was a skilled wood engraver, his illustrations in this medium make striking use of strong tonal contrast which can be detected throughout his body of work. The artist later served as an Official War Artist from 1940-1942, and died when his aircraft was lost off the coast of Iceland.

If you are keen to learn more about this intriguing artist, be sure to visit our Eric Ravilious Blog. We frequently add new essays about his life, work and inspirations. Our latest post reviews the new film about Eric's life called 'Drawn to War'.


If you would like more information on any of our Eric Ravilious Limited Edition Art Prints or custom framing options please do not hesitate to drop us a line. 

Train Going over a Bridge at Night Painting Eric Ravilious

  • Paper Size: 58 x 48.5cm

    Image Size:  48 x 38.5cm

    Frame Size:  68 x 59cm (Approx)

    Print Details: Giclee Print on 310gsm Hahnemuhle German Etching paper, hand-numbered, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

    Edition Size: Limited Edition Print run of 650

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