Wilfred Gabriel De Glehn Soir Antique c.1934

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Soir Antique
Date c.1934
Medium Wax on canvas
Dimensions Support: 711 x 914 mm
frame: 883 x 1080 x 80 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1934
Reference
N04805
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N04805 SOIR ANTIQUE c. 1934
 
Inscr. ‘WG de Glehn’ b.r.
Wax medium on canvas, 28×36 (71×91·5).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1934.
Exh: R.A., 1935 (206).

One of several pictures inspired by the classical landscape near La Gaude above the Valley of the Var. In the background is the mountain of Le Bahou de Saint-Jeannet. The artist used to stay at Cannes and drive over the country painting. The figures were added later (letter from Mrs de Glehn, 17 July 1957).

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

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