John Nash

Mill Building, Boxted

1962

Artist
John Nash 1893–1977
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

Not on display

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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