Simon Bussy Landscape c.1902–3

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Artwork details

Artist
Simon Bussy 1870–1954
Title
Landscape
Date c.1902–3
Medium Pastel on paper
Dimensions Support: 184 x 184 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Julian Lousada 1927
Reference
N04246
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Simon Bussy 1870-1954

N04246 Landscape c.1902-3

Inscribed 'Simon Bussy' b.l.
Pastel on paper, paper very irregular, largest dimensions 9 5/8 x 8 (24.3 x 20.2)
Presented by Julian Lousada 1927
Prov: Julian Lousada, London

The artist said this was doubtless a Swiss or Tyrolean landscape executed towards the beginning of the century and exhibited in London at that time. But as he made a large number in the same style, he could not place it exactly (letter of June 1952).

It may have been among the pastels exhibited in his one-man shows at the Dutch Gallery in 1902 (8-10) or the Carfax Gallery in 1903 (10-12) with titles such as 'Firs on the Jura at Dawn'.

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.90, reproduced p.90

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