Raymond Myerscough-Walker (b.1908; d.1984)

Myerscough-Walker was among the best architectural draughtsman of the 1930s 'with his distinct contemporary style: employing fantastic trees, powerfully contrasting and dense colours using bodycolour rather than wash to create emphasis, dynamic weather and light effects'. Much influenced by Surrealism, Myerscough-Walker lived in Chelsea and knew English painters such as Sutherland. In 1936 he designed an Art Deco entrance to the Zoological Gardens at Dudley Zoo, with a strong use of perspective, and a strong…