Lord Methuen

The Tate Gallery from the Surrey Side

1940

Medium
Graphite, ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 324 x 483 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the artist 1940
Reference
N05169

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