Sir Muirhead Bone

Snowy Morning, Queen Margaret’s College, Glasgow

1900–1

Artist
Sir Muirhead Bone 1876–1953
Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 630 x 765 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1917
Reference
N03166

Not on display

Catalogue entry

N03166 SNOWY MORNING, QUEEN MARGARET COLLEGE, GLASGOW c. 1901
 
Inscr. ‘M. Bone’ b.l.
Canvas, 25×30 (63×76·5).
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1917.
Coll: Purchased by the C.A.S. 1913.
Exh: Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, 1901 (372); C.A.S., First Public Exhibition in London, Goupil Gallery, April 1913 (23), as ‘Botanic Gardens, Glasgow’; C.A.S., Paintings and Drawings, Grosvenor House, June–July 1923 (20).
Lit: J.B. Manson, The Tate Gallery, 1929, p.147.
Repr: The Book of the Jubilee, in Commemoration of the Ninth Jubilee of the University of Glasgow, 1451–1901, 1901, facing p.144, as ‘Queen Margaret College, Winter’; C.A.S. Report 1914–19, 1920, pl.4, as ‘The Botanical Gardens, Glasgow’.

Known since its purchase by the C.A.S. as ‘The Botanical Gardens, Glasgow’, its correct title was restored by the artist's brother James Bone (letter of 5 February 1958).

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

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