Sir Max Beerbohm A Quiet Morning in the Tate Gallery 1907

Artwork details

Artist
Sir Max Beerbohm 1872–1956
Title
A Quiet Morning in the Tate Gallery
Date 1907
Medium Watercolour, graphite and ink on paper
Dimensions Support: 368 x 318 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1926
Reference
N04165
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Catalogue entry

N04165 A QUIET MORNING IN THE TATE GALLERY 1907
 
Inscr. ‘Max 1907’ b.r. and ‘A quiet morning in the Tate Gallery. The Curator trying to expound to one of the Trustees the spiritual fineness of Mr William Rothenstein's “Jews Mourning in a Synagogue”’ b.c. There is a collector's (?) stamp ‘LR’ (?) in an upright oval b.l.

Pencil, pen and watercolour, 14 1/2×12 1/2 (37×32).

Purchased from Richard N. Pyke (Duveen Drawings Fund) 1926.
Coll: (?) L.R.; ...; Richard N. Pyke.
Repr: National Gallery, Millbank [Tate Gallery], A Record of Ten Years, 1917–1927, 1927, p.11.

The figures are D. S. MacColl, Keeper of the Tate Gallery from 1906 to 1911, and Lord Rothschild; William Rothenstein's ‘Jews Mourning in a Synagogue’ (N02116) was presented to the Gallery in 1907.

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

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