John CraxtonDark Landscape 1944-5

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Artist
John Craxton (1922‑2009)
Title
Dark Landscape
Date 1944-5
MediumOil paint on board
Dimensionssupport: 546 x 705 x 4 mm frame: 702 x 865 x 74 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1984
Reference
T03837
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T03837 Dark Landscape 1944–5

Oil on board 21 1/2 × 27 3/4 (546 × 705)
Inscribed ‘Craxton’ 44' b.r.
Purchased from the artist through Christopher Hull (Grant-in-Aid) 1984
Exh: John Craxton, St George's Gallery, summer 1945 (almost certainly in parts of May and/or June; no catalogue); John Craxton paintings and drawings 1941–1966, Whitechapel Art Gallery, January–February 1967 (13, dated 1945 but repr. as 1944–45)
Repr: In col. in Peter Watson, ‘Note sur deux peintres anglais’, La Littérature anglaise depuis la Guerre: Enquête 1945, pp.24–7 (special French-language issue of Horizon magazine, published from London by ‘Editions Horizon’, July 1945), repr. opp. p.25, dated 1945; in col. in Geoffrey Grigson, John Craxton Paintings and Drawings 1948, plate 2… (read more)

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