Richard Eurich

Antwerp

1939

Artist
Richard Eurich 1903–1992
Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 1016 x 1270 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1940
Reference
N05344

Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05344 ANTWERP 1939
 
Inscr. ‘R. Eurich 1939’ b.l.
Canvas, 40×50 (101·5×127).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1940.
Exh: Redfern Gallery, November 1939 (7); C.A.S., British Painting Today, provincial tour, 1940–2 (45); R.A., 1944 (17); Works by Bradford Artists, 1851–1951, Bradford, June–August 1951 (19).

The artist visited Antwerp in a small cargo vessel in June 1939. The picture was painted in a month. The Cathedral in the centre is seen from the opposite bank of the Schelde; the building with turrets on the left is the Steen, the old Castle of Antwerp and at one time the seat of the Spanish Inquisition.

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

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