Philip Connard

Pelican Ponds

exhibited 1930

Artist
Philip Connard 1875–1958
Medium
Tempera on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 765 x 1020 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1940
Reference
N05333

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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