ARCHITECTURAL WATERCOLOURS AND POSTER DESIGNS OZOLINS (L.K.E.) An archive of original pen, ink, wash and watercolour designs and elevations for several architectural projects, gouache posters for student events, and other sketches, [c.1944-1955]
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ARCHITECTURAL WATERCOLOURS AND POSTER DESIGNS
OZOLINS (L.K.E.) An archive of original pen, ink, wash and watercolour designs and elevations for several architectural projects, gouache posters for student events, and other sketches, [c.1944-1955]
£2,000 - 4,000
US$ 2,700 - 5,300

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ARCHITECTURAL WATERCOLOURS AND POSTER DESIGNS OZOLINS (L.K.E.) An archive of original pen, ink, wash and watercolour designs and elevations for several architectural projects, gouache posters for student events, and other sketches, [c.1944-1955]
ARCHITECTURAL WATERCOLOURS AND POSTER DESIGNS
OZOLINS (L.K.E.) An archive of original pen, ink, wash and watercolour designs and elevations for several architectural projects, gouache posters for student events, and other sketches, mostly on paper, various sizes (935 x 630mm., and smaller), [c.1944-1955]

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  • L.K.E. Ozolins, an Architecture Lecturer from Latvia, attended the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College in the 1940s. In 1983 the annual RIBA LKE Ozolins Studentship Award was established through an endowment fund left by Hoda Ozolins in memory of her husband.

    Includes: "Kew Palace A.D. 1631", large watercolour elevation, 935 x 630mm; "Design for a British Embassy in Paris", elevation and 3 plans in ink and wash 965 x 665mm.; "A Publishing House", front elevation and plan, c.565 x 770mm., November 1946; "A Railway Halt", isometric projection and 4 plans, c.935 x 620mm., Bartlett, 1948; pen and watercolour depicting Discobolus of Myron against Greek architecture with other antiquities, 695 x 470mm.1944; four poster designs in gouache, including "U.C. Dance... Rex Ballroom" (a Le Corbusierian figure on a desert island), "The Devil's Discipline by Shaw... Milton Society" (a Paul Nash-like tree, blood red moon and axe), and "Bartlett Society. Chinese Painting Chiang Yee. A Talk... Architecture Theatre", each 780 x 520mm.; approximately 8 watercolour views including Radcliffe Observatory, Radcliffe Camera, Stonehenge, Durham Cathedral, etc. (mostly signed between 1944 and 1948); small group of life drawings, studies etc. See illustration overleaf.
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