Anthony Devas Mrs Wilson 1939

Artwork details

Artist
Anthony Devas 1911–1958
Title
Mrs Wilson
Date 1939
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 610 x 508 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1940
Reference
N05110
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05110 MRS WILSON 1939
 
Inscr. ‘Devas’ b.l.
Canvas, 24×20 (60×50).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1940.
Exh: United Artists, R.A., January–March 1940 (1254).
Lit: Allan Gwynne-Jones, Portrait Painters, 1950, p.39, repr. pl.161.

Mrs Wilson, the artist's grandmother, died in January 1940. A small full-length portrait of the same year was in the artist's Memorial exhibition, Agnew, November–December 1959 (30).

N05110 was formerly catalogued as ‘The Artist's Grandmother’.

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

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