Landscape From a Dream. Paul Nash 1889-1946 - ACE073.2

1978. Landscape From a Dream. Paul Nash 1889-1946 - ACE073.2.

TitleLandscape From a Dream. Paul Nash 1889-1946 - ACE073.2
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Woodlands. Narration: "I’ve read of enchanted places, and at rare times come upon them, but I remember nothing else in Dorset so beautifully haunted as the wood in Badbury Rings…" Aerial view of Badbury Rings and surrounding area. Photograph of Paul Nash with narration talking about looking at early drawings which brought back the feelings he had when he made them. Drawing of Night Shrubs and Trees in which he tried to depict the "luminous darkness". Photograph of Nash’s house, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire. Drawings of the garden, where he first came across the sensation of the genius loci. Photographs of Nash. VO talking about his desire to be a landscape painter.. Landscape scenes. Wittenham Clumps, Berkshire. VO talking about the trees. Drawings, engraving and watercolour (Wittenham Clumps, 1913) of the Clumps. "…The strange torture of being in love." VO describing the woman. Illustration (woman’s face in a moon) from "A Book of Verses published between you and me and the bed-post". "The landscape at night particularly excited me…": a moonlit landscape. The Pyramids in the Sea (1912). "The question of marriage was most perplexing." Photograph of Nash, watercolour and engraving of Wittenham Clumps; paintings. The Combat or Angel and Devil (1910). Narration describing the early drawings as "some of the best I ever did to this day". "After 1914 it was another life, another world. I have just returned from a visit to Brigade Headquarters and I shall not forget it as long as I live…" Photographs of Nash in uniform. War subjects including The Menin Road (1919) and We Are Making a New World (1918). "Evil and the incarnate fiend alone can be the master of ceremonies in this war." "The Kent coast at Dymchurch…" South Coast fortifications, waste channels, surf, etc. Drawings of waves breaking, etc. Photograph of Nash picnicking on beach. Several seaside paintings including The Shore (at Dymchurch) (1923), intercut with views of beach, etc.

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