Lord Methuen The Tate Gallery from the Surrey Side 1940

Artwork details

Artist
Lord Methuen 1886–1974
Title
The Tate Gallery from the Surrey Side
Date 1940
Medium Graphite, ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 324 x 483 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1940
Reference
N05169
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05169 THE TATE GALLERY FROM THE SURREY SIDE 1940

Inscr. ‘Tate Gallery Millbank. 26 June 1940’ b.l. and ‘Methuen’ b.r.
Pencil, pen and watercolour, 12 3/4×19 (32·5×48).
Presented by the artist 1940.

Painted in June 1940 at the suggestion of the Director as a record for the Tate Gallery (see also Schwabe, N05207). In the foreground the emergency war-time bridge is under construction.c

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

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