Sir William ColdstreamHavildar Ajmer Singh 1943

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Artwork details

Artist
Sir William Coldstream (1908‑1987)
Title
Havildar Ajmer Singh
Date 1943
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 791 x 565 x 22 mm frame: 947 x 720 x 84 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the War Artists Advisory Committee 1946
Reference
N05687
On display at Tate Britain
Room: 1940

Catalogue entry

N05687

Oil on canvas, 787 x 565 mm (31 x 22 ¼ in)
Inscribed by the artist on back of canvas in purple ink ‘HAVILDAR AJMER SINGH | 2/11 SIKH | William Coldstream | c/o ADPR | G.H.Q. | M.E.F.’
Presented by the War Artists Advisory Committee 1946

Exhibited:
National War Pictures, National Gallery, London 1944-5 (changing display, no cat.)
National War Pictures, Glasgow City Art Galleries, May-June 1945 (no catalogue traced)
National War Pictures, Royal Academy, London, Oct.-Nov. 1945 (434)
Euston Road School and Others, Wakefield City Art Gallery, May-June 1948, Harrogate, Sheffield, Brighton (25, pl.6)
British Painting 1700-1960, British Council tour to USSR 1960, Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Hermitage Museum, Leningrad (119)
William Coldstream, South London Art Gallery, April-May 1962 (33, pl… (read more)

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