Sir Muirhead Bone The Mountain Background, Gerona ?1926

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Artist
Title
The Mountain Background, Gerona
Date ?1926
Medium Ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 235 x 355 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1930
Reference
N04558
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N04558 THE MOUNTAIN BACKGROUND, GERONA 1926 (?)
 
Inscr. ‘M Bone’ b.r.
Pen and watercolour, 9 1/4×14 (23·5×35·5).
Purchased from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. (Clarke Fund) 1930.
Exh: Spain, Colnaghi, October–November 1930 (26, repr.).
Repr: Artwork, No.24, 1930, p.292.

The artist, together with his wife Gertrude Bone, made repeated visits to Spain over a number of years, preparing the de luxe publication Old Spain of 1936 (see Gertrude Bone, Days in Old Spain, 1938). This drawing was perhaps made during a visit to Gerona in 1926.

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

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