Duncan GrantFootball 1911

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Artwork details

Artist
Duncan Grant (1885‑1978)
Title
Football
Date 1911
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 2277 x 1975 x 25 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1931
Reference
N04566
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N04566 FOOTBALL 1911
 
Not inscribed.
Casein or wax medium on two pieces of canvas roughly joined together vertically in the middle, 89 1/2×77 1/2 (227·5×197).
Purchased from the Borough Polytechnic (Clarke Fund) 1931.
Exh: Mural Decorative Paintings, Whitechapel Art Gallery, May–June 1935 (107); Tate Gallery, May–June 1959 (17).
Lit: Mortimer, 1944, p.10; John Rothenstein, Modern English Painters: Lewis to Moore, 1956, p.51.

Painted with N04567 in 1911 for the Borough Polytechnic. See Adeney, N04568.

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

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