Percy HortonThe Invalid 1934

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Artist
Percy Horton (1897‑1970)
Title
The Invalid
Date 1934
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 508 x 406 mm frame: 653 x 552 x 75 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1940
Reference
N05133
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05133 THE INVALID 1934
 
Not inscribed.
Canvas, 20×16 (51×40·5).
Purchased from the artist at the Ashmolean Museum (Knapping Fund) 1940.
Exh: C.A.S., Younger British Painters, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1939 (51).

The picture was painted in 1934 at 11 Pond Cottages, Dulwich Village, where the artist was living from 1931 to 1938. The sitter was his mother, who at that time had become a permanent invalid.

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

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