Norman Garstin The Bull Hotel, Burford ?c.1916

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Artwork details

Artist
Norman Garstin 1847–1926
Title
The Bull Hotel, Burford
Date ?c.1916
Medium Oil paint on wood
Dimensions Support: 210 x 267 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1980
Reference
T03165
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T03165 THE BULL HOTEL, BURFORD c.1916?

 

Inscribed ‘NORMAN GARSTIN’ bottom right
Oil on panel, 8 3/8 × 10 3/4 (21 × 26.8)
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1980
Prov: Alethea Garstin, the artist's daughter (d.1978); bequeathed by her to the Contemporary Art Society.
Exh: Norman and Alethea Garstin. Two Impressionists - Father and Daughter, Penwith Gallery, St Ives, 20 May–24 June 1978, City Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol, 1–29 July 1978, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, 14 August–9 September 1978, Fine Arts Society, London, 4 December 1978–6 January 1979 (57).

The Bull has an early eighteenth-century brick front which is the only brick facade in Burford High Street; the view is taken from Sheep Street. The hotel was gutted by fire in July 1982.

Probably dating from a visit made by Garstin to Burford and Oxfordshire c.1916.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984

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