Lady Edna Clarke Hall Fireside with Woman and Dog c.1899

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Artist
Title
Fireside with Woman and Dog
Date c.1899
Medium Ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 397 x 279 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented anonymously through the Contemporary Art Society 1941
Reference
N05420
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05420 FIRESIDE WITH WOMAN AND DOG c.1899
 
Not inscribed.
Pen and wash, 15 5/8×11 (40×28).
Presented by Mrs F. Samuel, Mrs E. Bishop and Michel H. Salaman through the Contemporary Art Society 1941.
Coll: As for No.5418.

One of many sketches made at Great Tomkins in 1899 and afterwards used for illustrations to Wuthering Heights (see N05273). The model was the sister of the owner of the house and she was wearing an old costume purchased by the artist in a market in the East End of London and used in a number of her drawings.

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

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