Catherine Dean

Sheep’s Skull and Ferns

1935

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Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 406 x 508 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Lady Matthews 1940
Reference
N05123

Catalogue entry

N05123 SHEEP'S SKULL AND FERNS 1935
 
Inscr. on back of canvas, ‘Catherine Dean. Skull and Trees’.
Canvas, 16×20 (40×50).
Presented by Lady Matthews 1940.
Coll: Purchased by Lady Matthews from the artist.

The artist wrote (3 June 1956): ‘Painted in September 1935 in a field at Trelagan, Flintshire, N. Wales, where my husband was painting colliers at the Point of Air Colliery.’

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

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