John Nash Rocks and Sand Dunes, Oxwich Bay, South Wales c.1939

Artwork details

Artist
John Nash 1893–1977
Title
Rocks and Sand Dunes, Oxwich Bay, South Wales
Date c.1939
Medium Watercolour and graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 394 x 571 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1940
Reference
N05206
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05206 ROCKS AND SAND DUNES, SOUTH WALES, LLANGENETH c. 1939

Inscr. ‘John Nash’ b.l. and with colour notes, etc.
Pencil and watercolour, 15 1/2×22 1/2 (39·5×57·5).
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1940.
Coll: C.A.S., purchased 1940 from an unrecorded source.

On the back there is a label suggesting that this work was exhibited in one of the annual Goupil Gallery Salons, but it has not been possible to trace this. Another watercolour of ‘Sand Dunes and Rocky Coast’ was exhibited at the Goupil Gallery, March–April 1939 (13; repr. Studio, CXVII, 1939, p.404).

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

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