John Linnell Leading a Barge c.1806

Artwork details

Artist
John Linnell 1792–1882
Title
Leading a Barge
Date c.1806
Medium Oil paint on board
Dimensions Support: 194 x 267 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1967
Reference
T00933
Not on display

Catalogue entry

John Linnell 1792–1882

T00933 Loading a Barge c. 1806

Not inscribed.
Oil on millboard, irregular, 7¿ x 10 9/10 (19.5 x 26.75).
Purchased from Mrs Patricia Linnell (Grant-in-Aid) 1967.
Coll: By descent to Mrs Patricia Linnell.

This painting, although larger than the two works acquired at the same time, is on millboard similar to that of ‘At Twickenham’ (T00934) and seems to have been painted at approximately the same time. There is a related drawing in the collection of Mrs Patricia Linnell.

Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1967–1968, London 1968.

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