Allan Gwynne-Jones The Mantelpiece 1939

Artwork details

Artist
Allan Gwynne-Jones 1892–1982
Title
The Mantelpiece
Date 1939
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 406 x 508 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1941
Reference
N05262
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05262 THE MANTELPIECE 1939
 
Inscr. ‘AGJ 1939’ b.r.
Canvas, 16×20 (41×51).
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1941.

Painted in Essex near Finchingfield at Mrs Drysdale's farm and a reflection of the scene: ‘hence I hope the rather interesting greenish tone’ (letter from the artist, December 1957).

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

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