John Nash

Mill Building, Boxted

1962

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Frame: 868 x 975 x 89 mm, 11.6 kg
support: 711 x 813 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1963
Reference
T00592

Catalogue entry

T00592 MILL BUILDINGS, BOXTED 1962

Inscr. ‘John Nash’ b.r.
Canvas, 28×32 (71×81).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1963.
Exh: R.A., 1963 (89).

Painted in the late summer and autumn of 1962, the picture shows the backs of the old mill buildings at Boxted on the River Stour; the mill itself is no longer standing. A winter ‘variation’ of the same subject made a year or so earlier is in the Chelmsford Museum and Art Gallery. (Note from the artist, 20 September 1963.)

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

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