Edward Bawden The Canmore Mountain Range 1950

Artwork details

Artist
Edward Bawden 1903–1989
Title
The Canmore Mountain Range
Date 1950
Medium Gouache and ink on paper
Dimensions Support: 565 x 718 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1951
Reference
N06012
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N06012 THE CANMORE MOUNTAIN RANGE 1950
 
Inscr. ‘Edward Bawden 1950’ b.r.
Pen and gouache, 22 1/4×28 1/4 (57×72).
Purchased from the Leicester Galleries (Knapping Fund) 1951.
Exh: Leicester Galleries, May 1951 (22).
Repr: V. & A., Twentieth Century British Water-colours, 1958, pl.35.

The artist spent some months in Canada teaching during the summers of 1949 and 1950. This watercolour was painted in an old Ukrainian cemetery in the small mining town of Canmore, about fourteen miles from Banff.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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