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The panels of this triptych decorated the door of Sir Geoffrey Fry's Music Room in Portman Square, London. Eric Ravilious based the tennis court on the Manor Gardens at Eastbourne and treated the panels as a continuous composition, with the game's progress and the players' gestures linking the three parts. Many viewers find the atmosphere of the painting rather tense. Ravilious was also a distinguished wood engraver, a landscape watercolourist and a designer of ceramics for Wedgwood.
tempera on plywood
82.5 x 48.5 cm
gift from Sir Geoffrey and The Honourable Lady Fry, 1945
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
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