Rudolph Sauter (1895–1977):
Study for The Phantom Eyre, circa 1940
Framed (ref: 4406)
Signed, inscribed with title to reverse, (no 15), Study for "Phantom Eyre"
Watercolour, 9 7/8 x 13 5/8 in. (25 x 34.5 cm.)
Provenance: Given by Sauter to the grandmother of the previous owner; private collection South Aftica, 2010
Exhibited: 'Terrain & Conflict: Repercussions', Young Gallery, Salisbury, November 10, 2018 - December 29, 2018
During World War II, Rudolf Sauter was an Army Welfare Officer under South Eastern Command. Although he was never an official war artist the events he witnessed informed his work.