Study of back gardens. Original pastel drawing by highly collected and listed Yorkshire modern artist Eric Satchwell (1926 – 2012), drawn in 1977. Depicting the view from his back garden at 33 Manley Road, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, Yorkshire. Fully signed, dated and inscribed with the title on the back of the sheet, with additional artists label verso. Pastel pencil on brown textured paper. Pastel in excellent condition. Original beech wood frame has some slight nicks and scratches, double mount in good condition (see photos). Image size; 45.5cm x 33cm, frame size 65.5cm x 52.5cm This is one of four works by Satchwell I have listed, please contact me for a discounted price on all four. Please note this pastel will be delivered framed and mounted as shown, but without glass, to protect it in transit. Overseas buyers. please check delivery charges to your destination through eBay global shipping program. Eric Satchwell b. 1926 – 2012British modernist painter and maker of reliefs.Satchwell was born in Northampton, he studied in Northampton and London, at the Institute of Education where he gained his teaching Diploma. He was Art Master at Salford Grammar School between 1950 and 1959. He moved to Ilkley in Yorkshire and was a leading member of the group of modern painters in the town.“Other members of a group more or less clustered round Ilkley Art Club, who formed a network of debate round modern painters – Eric Satchwell, Marie Walker Last, Margaret Firth, Dorothy Bradford. And as well, Derek Hyatt, Megan and Michael Dawson, Bert Roberts, Shirley and Olaf Bork. With them the connections go to Ilkley Training College to the Yorkshire Arts Association and Leeds College of Art. In the words Arthur Kitching, “From the early sixties to the early seventies, the mood of Modernism in Ilkley prevailed. Art was a real thing that could be talked about and done. We suspected that we were not avant garde but we were learning all the time.”He exhibited in the North and further afield and his work is held in many Public and private collections including Manchester City Art gallery and Salford City Art Gallery.