Help us put more artwork
into healthcare settings

by becoming our Friend
for just £2 a month

Find out how at
artinhealthcare.org.uk

Scan to learn more about this picture

Scottish Charity No. SC 036222  


Evelyn Williams
Mother & Child
Pen & Ink, 51 x 38 cm
1996
Reg. No: P906
Evelyn Williams (1929-2012) was born in London and studied at the Royal College of Art. "Her work is borne into the future on a tidal wave of love." - David Lee.

As an adult, Evelyn ‘placed a tremendous value on familial love’, and she spoke of a sadness in some of her work which she traces back to her early years.

This is a small, intimate depiction of a mother and child with stylised features, in plain clothes. The palette is characteristically muted and no background elements are visible, which keeps attention focused on the figures.

 Back