Robert Anning Bell

The Listeners

1906

Artist
Robert Anning Bell 1863–1933
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 495 x 749 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1906
Reference
N02073

Not on display

Catalogue entry

N02073 THE LISTENERS 1906
 
Inscr. ‘Robert Anning Bell. 1906’ b.r.
Water- and body-colour, 19 1/2×29 1/2 (49·5×75).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1906.
Exh: R.W.S., 1906 (38), as ‘The Garden of Sweet Sounds’.  
Lit: E. T. Cook, A Popular Handbook to the National Gallery, II, 1912 ed., p.648.

The present title was substituted for that in the catalogue of the R.W.S. exhibition of 1906 at the request of the artist (see Catalogue of the National Gallery of British Art [The Tate Gallery], 1907, p.17).

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