Our Lady of Staverton
Sketch of the figure carved by Dougie Rouse that used to stand in Staverton churchyard. Reproduced as the cover design of INVOCATIONS AND PORTRAITS poetry collaboration.
Watercolour and Ink
18cm x 14cm
This carving used to stand at the end of Staverton churchyard, and the sketch was done standing in the lane that leads down to the river Dart, looking up through the hedge. It was carved out of a standing tree sump by Dougie Rouse, and, as untreated, has gone the way of natural tree-stumps...