Catalogue entry

Vilhelm Hammershøi 1864-1916

N04106 Interior 1899

Inscribed 'VH' b.r.
Oil on canvas, 25 3/8 x 22 3/4 (64 x 58)
Presented in memory of Leonard Borwick by his friends through the NACF 1926
Prov: Leonard Borwick, London (gift from the artist 1903)
Exh: International Society, London, January-March 1904 (196) as 'Interior'; Oil Paintings by the Danish Artist Vilhelm Hammershøi, E.J. van Wisselingh, London, June 1907 (8); Opening Exhibition of the Modern Foreign Gallery, Tate Gallery, June-October 1926 (works not numbered)
Lit: Sophus Michaëlis and Alfred Bramsen, Vilhelm Hammershøi (Copenhagen-Christiana 1918), No.196, pp.58-9, 97 as 'Stue' 1899
Repr: A.L. Baldry, Contemporary Figure Painters (London 1925), pl.10 in colour as 'Tournez s'il vous plaît'; NACF: Twenty-Third Annual Report, 1926 (London 1927), p.40

A room in the artist's house at Strandgade 30, Copenhagen, where he lived from 1899 to 1909.

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.352, reproduced p.352