Matthew Ridley Corbet

Morning Glory

1893–4

Artist
Matthew Ridley Corbet 1850–1902
Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 1245 x 2032 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1894
Reference
N01592

Not on display

Catalogue entry

N01592 MORNING GLORY 1893–4
 

Inscr. 'M. R. Corbet 1893–4' b.l.
Canvas, 49×80 (124·5×203).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1894.

Exh: R.A., 1894 (300).
Lit: Sir Edward J. Poynter, The National Gallery, III, 1900, p.42, repr. p.43.
Repr: Royal Academy Pictures, 1894, p.192.

Painted near the Severn Valley, not far from Bridgnorth. The style owes something to the influence of Giovanni Costa.

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

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