David Muirhead Portrait of a Girl c.1922

Artwork details

Artist
David Muirhead 1867–1930
Title
Portrait of a Girl
Date c.1922
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 610 x 460 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by A.E. Anderson through the Art Fund 1928
Reference
N04421
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N04421 PORTRAIT OF A GIRL c. 1922

Inscr. ‘D M’ c.r. (incised).
Canvas, 24×18 (61×46) in painted oval.
Presented by A. E. Anderson through the National Art-Collections Fund 1928.
Exh: (?) N.E.A.C., December 1923–January 1924 (41, ‘Portrait’, or 44, ‘Head of a Girl’); R.A., Late Members, winter 1933 (504).

Sent for exhibition at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1922, but rejected. Muirhead exhibited a number of portraits and heads of girls from 1911 onwards, e.g. ‘The Listening Girl’, exhibited at N.E.A.C., winter 1911 (12), and ‘Girl at a Mirror’, exhibited at N.E.A.C., summer 1916 (16).

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

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