Sir William Gillies

Esperston

1950

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 356 x 660 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1955
Reference
T00008

Catalogue entry

T00008 ESPERSTON 1950
 
Inscr. ‘W. Gillies’ b.r.
Canvas, 14×26 (36×66).
Purchased from Dr Robert A. Lillie (Kerr Fund) 1955.
Coll: Purchased by Dr Lillie from the artist.
Repr: Sir John Rothenstein, British Art since 1900, 1962, pl.55.

Painted in the autumn of 1950 at the farm of Esperston, Midlothian, near the artist's home (letter from the artist, 29 May 1955).

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