David MuirheadThe Cornfield exhibited 1911

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Artist
David Muirhead (1867‑1930)
Title
The Cornfield
Date exhibited 1911
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 614 x 920 x 20 mm frame: 873 x 1170 x 120 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Julian Lousada through the Art Fund 1935
Reference
N04781
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N04781 THE CORNFIELD c. 1911

Inscr. ‘David Muirhead’, possibly with traces of a date, b.r.
Canvas, 24×36 (61×91·5).
Presented by Julian Lousada through the National Art-Collections Fund in memory of the artist 1935.
Exh: N.E.A.C., summer 1911 (222); R.A., Late Members, winter 1933 (516).
Lit: Gibson in Studio, LVII, 1912, p.103, repr.

Presented and previously catalogued as ‘Gainsborough's Lane’, the title of another painting formerly in the possession of Julian Lousada (exhibited R.A., 1933 (501), as measuring 13 ×10 1/2 in.). N04781 was first exhibited at the N.E.A.C. as ‘The Cornfield’, but appeared at the R.A. Winter Exhibition, 1933, as ‘The Cornfield, Ipswich’.

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

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