Philip Connard
Pelican Ponds exhibited 1930

Artwork details

Philip Connard 1875–1958
Pelican Ponds
Date Exhibited 1930
Medium Tempera on canvas
Dimensions Support: 765 x 1020 mm
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1940
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05333 PELICAN PONDS c. 1930
Inscr. ‘P. Connard’ b.r.
Tempera on canvas, 30×39 3/4 (76×101).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1940.
Exh: R.A., 1930 (37), as ‘Pelican Ponds’; United Artists, R.A., January–March 1940 (194), as ‘Pelicans’; R.A., 1940 (312), as ‘Pelicans’.
Repr: Royal Academy Illustrated, 1930, p.105; Studio, XCIX, 1930, p.392; Connoisseur, LXXXV, 1930, p.395.

In 1930 Connard designed a poster for London Transport of ‘Pelicans drinking in St James's Park’. The composition is somewhat different but the painting was probably done at about the same time.

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

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