Frank DaddGold Lace has a Charm for the Fair 1908

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Artist
Frank Dadd (1851‑1929)
Title
Gold Lace has a Charm for the Fair
Date 1908
MediumWatercolour on paper
Dimensionssupport: 330 x 470 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1908
Reference
N02264
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N02264 GOLD LACE HAS A CHARM FOR THE FAIR 1908
 
Inscr. ‘Frank Dadd 1908’ b.r.
Watercolour, 13×18 1/2 (33×46).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1908.
Exh: R.I., 1908 (450, repr. p.133).

The three officers (Light Dragoon, Hussar, and Heavy Dragoon) wear the uniforms of about 1812, a favourite period with the artist.

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

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