Matthew Ridley Corbet

Morning Glory

1893–4

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

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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