Fred Cecil Jones Chimney Stacks and Winding Ways, Whitby 1936

Artwork details

Artist
Fred Cecil Jones 1891–1956
Title
Chimney Stacks and Winding Ways, Whitby
Date 1936
Medium Graphite, chalk, watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions Support: 495 x 419 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1937
Reference
N04899
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N04899 CHIMNEY-STACKS AND WINDING WAYS, WHITBY 1936
 
Inscr. ‘Fred Cecil Jones, 1936. Whitby’ b.l.
Pencil and black chalk tinted with watercolour, 19 1/2×16 1/2 (50×42).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1937.
Exh: R.A., 1937 (935).

The drawing shows the artist's drawing-board with this drawing on it and his paint-box in the foreground.

His widow wrote (25 September 1958) that the view is ‘from the top of the steps near a passage through the Kyber Pass (a tunnel through the hill side) with our dog in the foreground’.

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

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