John Minton Portuguese Cannon, Mazagan, Morocco 1953

Artwork details

Artist
John Minton 1917–1957
Title
Portuguese Cannon, Mazagan, Morocco
Date 1953
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 1524 x 1143 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Royal College of Art in memory of the artist 1957
Reference
T00159
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00159 PORTUGUESE CANNON, MAZAGAN, MOROCCO 1953

Inscr. ‘John Minton 1953’ b.r.
Canvas, 60×45 (152×114·5).
Presented by the Royal College of Art in memory of the artist 1957.

Exh: Fifty Years of British Art, Bradford, March–June 1954 (21); on loan to the R.C.A., 1954–7; Arts Council, October–November 1958 (25).

Minton visited Morocco in 1952 and exhibited a group of watercolours of Moroccan subjects, including one with the same title, at the Lefevre Gallery in December 1953.

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

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