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Edward Burra watercolour of a straw man being kicked around by a group of men

Edward Burra, The Straw Man, 1963, Watercolour on paper, Pallant House Gallery (Loan from a private collection)© Estate of the Artist c/o Lefevre Fine Art Ltd, London

The first major exhibition for 25 years of the highly individual work of the popular British artist Edward Burra (1905–1976) is on show at Pallant House Gallery, Chichester until 19th February 2012. Colin Hambrook reviews the life and works of this exceptional watercolourist who documented significant moments in the second half of the 20th century.