CHRISTCHURCH, NEWGATE STREET

© The Piper Estate / DACS 2015

CHRISTCHURCH, NEWGATE STREET 1941

John Piper (1903 – 1992)

Details

Dimension
25.5 X 19.5 CM
Media
WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER
Accession number
P2608

Summary

This work is a study for a painting in the collection of the Tate (www.tate.org.uk). The church, designed by Christopher Wren, was bombed in 1942 and the tall bases for the columns have been left unrestored to this day as a memorial to the Blitz.