T00393 View from the Studio 1921
Inscribed 'CA | 21' b.r.
Watercolour on paper, 8 3/8 x 6 (21.5 x 15.5)
Presented by Mrs Leila Pirani 1960
Prov: Mr and Mrs Max Pirani, Petersfield, Hants. (gift from the artist)
The artist wrote (9 June 1961) that this represents a view from his studio at Oschwand (Bern), showing part of the house and some trees on the left. Though he painted this view many times, this watercolour is not a study for an oil painting.
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.8, reproduced p.8