Fred Cecil Jones

Chimney Stacks and Winding Ways, Whitby

1936

Not on display
Artist
Fred Cecil Jones 1891–1956
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

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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