Ambrose McEvoy

Mrs Claude Johnson

exhibited 1926

Artist
Ambrose McEvoy 1878–1927
Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 1016 x 768 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs C. Johnson in memory of Claude Johnson 1926
Reference
N04200

Not on display

Catalogue entry

N04200 MRS CLAUDE JOHNSON c.1926

Inscr. ‘McEvoy.’ b.r.
Canvas, 40×30 1/4 (101·5×77).
Presented by Mrs C. Johnson in memory of the late Claude Johnson 1926.
Exh: R.A., 1926 (31); R.A., Late Members, winter 1928 (458).

A sketch on canvas, 30×25 in., was also exhibited at the R.A., winter 1928 (486), lent by Mrs Claude Johnson, as painted in 1926. Two preparatory drawings for this portrait also belonged to the sitter.

Other portraits of Mrs Claude Johnson were exhibited with the National Portrait Society in 1911 (167) and 1917 (22; ‘Blue and Gold’, repr. Johnson, 1919, 1, pl.49, and Gleadowe, 1924, pl.19), and with the International Society in 1922 (10; wearing black).

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

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