Jean Frélaut
Wedding Feast in Brittany 1908

Artwork details

Artist
Jean Frélaut 1879–1954
Title
Wedding Feast in Brittany
Repas de noce en Bretagne
Date 1908
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 895 x 1308 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by P.M. Turner 1935
Reference
N04797
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Jean Frélaut 1879-1954

N04797 Repas de Noce en Bretagne (Wedding Feast in Brittany) 1908

Inscribed 'Jean Frelaut. 1908' b.l.
Oil on canvas, 35 1/4 x 51 1/2 (89.5 x 130.5)
Presented by Percy Moore Turner 1935
Prov: Percy Moore Turner, London (purchased from the artist through the Galerie Barbazanges)
Exh: Salon de Ia Société Nationale, Paris, April-June 1909 (453) as 'Repas de Noce en Bretagne'; Jean Frélaut, Galerie Barbazanges, Paris, April 1912 (27) as 'Repas de Noce'; Paintings, Drawings and Etchings by Jean Frélaut, Leicester Galleries, London, October 1933 (65) as 'Noce de Bretagne'

This was painted in the artist's studio at Vannes (Morbihan) and represents a country wedding in the neighbourhood of Vannes, close to the sea, in the village of Locmiquel. (The artist in letter of 3 April 1953).

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.226, reproduced p.226

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