Percy Francis Gethin

View from Château Chinon

1911–2

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Artist
Percy Francis Gethin 1874–1916
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 219 x 279 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1926
Reference
N04175

Catalogue entry

N04175 VIEW FROM CHâTEAU CHINON c. 1911–12
 
Not inscribed.
Wash, 8 5/8×11 (22×28).
Purchased from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. (Duveen Drawings Fund) 1926.
Exh: Colnaghi, February 1926 (44).

Probably drawn in 1911 or 1912 when the artist was in France. Château Chinon is a small town in Central France, in the Nièvre, nineteen miles west-north-west of Autun.

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

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