Sir David Cameron

Rue du Bourg, Chartres

1917

Artist
Sir David Cameron 1865–1945
Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 612 x 407 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Art Fund 1923
Reference
N03813

Not on display

Catalogue entry

N03813 RUE DU BOURG, CHARTRES 1917
 
Inscr. ‘D. Y. Cameron’ b.r.
Canvas, 24×16 (61×41).
Presented by the National Art-Collections Fund 1923.
Coll: Robert Jack of Ponclair, Lanark, by 1922.
Exh: R.A., 1917 (608).
Repr: Royal Academy Illustrated, 1917, p.80; N.A.C.F. Report 1923, 1924, p.20.

Probably painted soon after the artist had been sent to France as a War Artist commissioned by the Canadian Government. The name Courtois is inscribed over the shop doorway.

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

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