Sir Roger De Grey Wrotham Hill 1953

Artwork details

Artist
Sir Roger De Grey 1918–1995
Title
Wrotham Hill
Date 1953
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 610 x 775 mm
frame: 800 x 950 x 70 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1956
Reference
T00098
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00098 WROTHAM HILL 1953
 
Inscr. ‘De G’ b.r.
Canvas, 24×30 1/2 (61×77).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1956.
Exh: Agnew's, April–May 1954 (2); R.A., 1956 (96).

Painted from the motif in the summer of 1953 in thirty-five sittings (letter from the artist, 30 September 1956). Wrotham Hill is between Sevenoaks and Meopham, the artist's home in Kent.

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

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