Albert Houthuesen Ruskin Park II 1959

Artwork details

Artist
Albert Houthuesen 1903–1979
Title
Ruskin Park II
Date 1959
Medium Chalk on paper
Dimensions Support: 559 x 698 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1961
Reference
T00425
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00425 RUSKIN PARK II 1959
 
Inscr. ‘A. Houthuesen’ b.l. and ‘Ruskin Park Oct 24th 1959’ b.r.
Black and red chalk, 22×27 1/2 (56×70).
Purchased from the Reid Gallery (Grant-in-Aid) 1961.
Exh: Reid Gallery, May–June 1961 (35).

This public park on Denmark Hill, London, occupies the site of the house and garden which belonged to Ruskin's father, and is named after him. The artist was living near by and did a number of drawings of the park, some of which were included in the same exhibition.

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

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