Lady Edna Clarke Hall

Catherine the Younger and Hareton. Verso: study of cows

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Medium
Ink and watercolour on paper. Verso: graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 229 x 175 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs F. Samuel, Mrs E. Bishop and Michel H. Salaman through the Contemporary Art Society 1941
Reference
A01071

Catalogue entry

A01071 [from] MISCELLANEOUS DRAWINGS, MOSTLY SKETCHES FOR ‘WUTHERING HEIGHTS’ [A01064-A01073]
 
Presented by Mrs F. Samuel, Mrs E. Bishop and Michel H. Salaman through the Contemporary Art Society 1941.

Coll: As for N05418.

(viii) Recto: CATHERINE THE YOUNGER AND HARETON
Verso: STUDY OF COWS
 
Verso inscr. ‘No.22’ t.l.
Recto in pen, blue ink and brown wash, 9×6 7/8 (23×17·5); verso in pencil.

An illustration to Chapter 30. Hareton is taking down books for Catherine, who holds out her dress to receive them. Another study of her figure is reproduced in The Slade, 1893–1907, ed. by John Fothergill, 1907, pl.37.

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