Henri Fantin-Latour Roses 1864

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Artwork details

Artist
Title
Roses
Date 1864
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 565 x 464 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by Mrs Edwin Edwards 1907
Reference
N02133
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Henri Fantin-Latour 1836-1904

N02133 Roses 1864

Inscribed 'Fantin 1864' b.l.
Oil on canvas, 22 1/4 x 18 1/4 (56.5 x 46.5)
Bequeathed by Mrs Edwin Edwards to the National Gallery 1907; transferred c.1920
Prov: Mr and Mrs Edwin Edwards, Sunbury and London
Exh: Loan Exhibition of Pictures by H. Harpignies and Fantin-Latour, Dutch Gallery, London, March-April 1903 (2 or 9, both entitled 'Roses', 3 'Vase of Roses' or 18 'White Roses'); Exposition de l'Oeuvre de Fantin-Latour, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, May-June 1906 (83) as 'Roses blanches'
Lit: Adolphe Jullien, Fantin-Latour: sa Vie et ses Amiti´s (Paris 1909), p.26; Mme Fantin-Latour, Catalogue de l´Oeuvre Complet (1849-1904) de Fantin-Latour (Paris 1911), No.239, p.34 as 'Fleurs'; Frank Gibson, The Art of Henri Fantin-Latour (London n.d.), p.112
Repr: Art Journal, 1903, p.158; Burlington Magazine, XIII, 1908, p.341

Said by Gibson to have been painted while the artist was staying with Mr and Mrs Edwin Edwards [see Tate N01952] at Sunbury in the autumn of 1864, during his third visit to England.

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.216, reproduced p.216

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