James Dickson Innes, Derwent Lees The Alhambra c.1908

Artwork details

Artist
James Dickson Innes 1887–1914
Derwent Lees 1885–1931
Title
The Alhambra
Date c.1908
Medium Graphite, ink, watercolour and pastel on paper
Dimensions Support: 324 x 203 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1941
Reference
N05308
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05308 THE ALHAMBRA c. 1912
 
Not inscribed.
Pen and ink and watercolour, 12 3/4×8 (32·5×20).
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1941.
Coll: Sir Cyril Kendall Butler; Redfern Gallery; C.A.S. 1941.

Another, smaller drawing of the Alhambra belonged in 1958 to Mrs Ceinwen Thomas. Fothergill, 1946, pl.33, reproduces a painting ‘At the Theatre’ c. 1912, and the studies of the Alhambra (a well-known London music hall on the site now occupied by the Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square) may date from about the same time.

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

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