Rodney J. Burn Study of a Girl exhibited 1922

Artwork details

Artist
Rodney J. Burn 1899–1984
Title
Study of a Girl
Date Exhibited 1922
Medium Ink, pastel, gouache and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 432 x 330 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1923
Reference
N03721
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N03721 STUDY OF A GIRL c. 1922
 
Inscr. ‘R. J. Burn’ b.r.
Pen, pastel, water-and body-colour, irregular, 16 3/4/17×13 (42·5/43×33).
Purchased from the artist through the N.E.A.C. (Duveen Drawings Fund) 1923.
Exh: N.E.A.C., January 1923 (186).
Repr: Tate Gallery Illustrations, 1928, pl.192.

The drawing, squared for enlargement, is a sketch for a mural, ‘A London Park’, intended for the L.C.C. County Hall but never put in place; it still belongs to the artist (letter from the artist, 10 February 1960).

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

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