Catherine Dean Sheep’s Skull and Ferns 1935

Artwork details

Artist
Catherine Dean 1905–1983
Title
Sheep’s Skull and Ferns
Date 1935
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 406 x 508 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Lady Matthews 1940
Reference
N05123
Not on display

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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