Remains of a medieval gate, surrounded by trees in greens and autumn colors. The whole painting is of light and colorful tones. The piece is marked as sold with a grey border and white text "Sold" at the bottom center.

Winchelsea Gate, 1948, Watercolor on Paper, 6 7/8 in x 9 7/8 in


Title: Winchelsea Gate
Artist: Sylvia Sleigh
Year: 1948            
Painting: Watercolor on Paper 
Size: 6 7/8" x 9 7/8"    

The Bodiam Castle and Winchelsea Gate watercolors were painted within two days of each other. They were completed during Sylvia Sleigh’s outings with her first husband, Michael Greenwood. They first visited the ruin of the fourteenth-century Bodiam Castle, followed by a trip to Winchelsea Gate.

Essay provided by Andrew Hottle © 2016-17
© Estate of Sylvia Sleigh

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