Belgrave St Ives - Modern & Contemporary Art
Sven Berlin - Conversation Piece

Sven Berlin (1911-1999)

Conversation Piece 1941

Pencil on paper; 23 x 28 cms

Signed, titled and dated
Provenance: The Julia and Sven Berlin Collection

At the time of this drawing, Berlin was working as a gardener at Little Parc Owles, Carbis Bay, the home of Adrian Stokes and Margaret Mellis. This sketch is thought to depict Mellis (left), Stokes (right) and Barbara Hepworth (centre). Little Parc Owles was later home to Peter Lanyon.