John Minton

Portuguese Cannon, Mazagan, Morocco

1953

Artist
John Minton 1917–1957
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

On loan to: Private Collector c/o Pallant House Gallery (Chichester, UK)

Exhibition: John Minton: A Centenary

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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