Harrington Mann

The Fairy Tale

1902

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 1022 x 1416 mm
frame: 1362 x 1747 x 80 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Francis Howard and the artist's executors 1937
Reference
N04887

Catalogue entry

N04887 THE FAIRY TALE 1902

Inscr. ‘Harrington Mann 1902’ b.r.
Canvas, 40 1/4×55 3/4 (102×141·5).
Presented by Francis Howard and the artist's executors 1937.
Exh: R.A., 1906 (33); Leicester Galleries, April–May 1908 (18); Chosen Pictures, Grafton Galleries, April–May 1909 (56).
Repr: Percy Bate (ed.), Modern Scottish Portrait Painters, 1910, n.p.

A painting of the artist's first wife and two of his three daughters, one of whom, Cathleen (1896–1959), became a painter and married the Marquess of Queensbury.

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