Wyndham Lewis
La Suerte 1938

Artwork details

Wyndham Lewis 1882–1957
La Suerte
Date 1938
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 610 x 457 mm
frame: 755 x 603 x 72 mm
Acquisition Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1939
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05039 LA SUERTE 1938
Inscr. ‘Wyndham Lewis’ b.r.
Canvas, 24×18 (61×45·5).
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1939.
Coll: Purchased by the C.A.S. 1938.
Exh: Beaux Arts Gallery, June–July 1938 (4); Tate Gallery, July–August 1956 (143).
Lit: Handley-Read, 1951, pp.45, 75, as completed 1938.
Repr: Carlos Peacock, Painters and Writers, 1949, pl.91 (in colour).

‘La Suerte’ is the Spanish for ‘Fate’. The model was the artist's wife.

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

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