Victor AskewThe Studio, St John's Wood 1948

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Artist
Victor Askew (1909‑1974)
Title
The Studio, St John's Wood
Date 1948
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 787 x 698 mm frame: 1070 x 978 x 140 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1948
Reference
N05861
Not on display

Catalogue entry

The Studio, St John's Wood 1948

N05861

Oil on canvas
787 x 698 (30 3/4 x 27 1/2)

Inscribed in grey oil, 'Askew', b.r.; in pencil in another hand on return of canvas, 'Modern Lots (1)'; inscribed '10/-/-' and, 'VICTOR ASKEW | 34 AVENUE ROAD | ST. JOHN'S WOOD N.W. | TITLE | STUDIO, ST. JOHN'S WOOD.' on label on back of frame

Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1948

Provenance:
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1948

Exhibited:
Royal Academy, London 1948 (65)
Exhibition of the Chantrey Collection, Royal Academy Winter Exhibition, London, Jan.-March 1949 (301)
Works from the Chantrey Collection, Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, July-Sept. 1950 (1)

Literature:
Victor Askew, 'A Painting Explained', Artist, vol.45, no.4, June 1953, pp.82-83, repr. in col., p… (read more)

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