Watercolour on paper, c.1970. Yonge (1908-2010) worked for many years as Head of Studio for Courtauld’s, simultaneously teaching one day a week at the Central School of Arts & Design in London. She went freelance in the sixties and produced designs for the likes of Liberty’s and Edinburgh Weavers. The Victoria & Albert Museum holds several of Marie Yonge’s watercolour projects in its collection.
This project by Mary Yonge references Red Meanders (1969) by Bauhaus designer Anni Albers (1899-1994) - see: https://www.moma.org/collection/works/70720