André Bauchant Greek Dance in a Landscape 1937

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Artwork details

Artist
André Bauchant 1873–1958
Title
Greek Dance in a Landscape
Danse grecque dans un paysage
Date 1937
Medium Oil paint on metal
Dimensions Support: 302 x 1460 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1942
Reference
N05319
Not on display

Catalogue entry

André Bauchant 1873-1958

N05319 Danse grecque dans un Paysage (Greek Dance in a Landscape) 1937

Inscribed 'A. Bauchant | 1937' b.l.
Oil on copper, 11 7/8 x 15 1/2 (30 x 39.5)
Purchased from H.T. de Vere Clifton through the Leicester Galleries (Knapping Fund) 1942
Prov: With Galerie Jeanne Bucher, Paris (purchased from the artist 1937); through Arthur Tooth and Sons, London; H.T. de Vere Clifton, Lytham, 1937
Exh: New Year Exhibition, Leicester Galleries, London, January 1942 (106); The Tate Gallery's Wartime Acquisitions, National Gallery, London, April-May 1942 (5); A Selection from the Tate Gallery's Wartime Acquisitions, CEMA touring exhibition, September 1942-September 1943 (5)
Repr: John Rothenstein, Modern Foreign Pictures in the Tate Gallery (London 1949), pl.97

This picture has also been known as 'Landscape'; the title used here was suggested by the artist in a letter of May 1953.

Published in:
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, pp.33-4, reproduced p.33

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