Paul Nash

Tench Pond in a Gale

1921–2

On display at Tate Britain

Medium
Ink, graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 577 x 399 mm
frame: 800 x 625 x 20 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1924
Reference
N03843

Catalogue entry

N03843 TENCH POND IN A GALE 1921–2

Inscr. ‘Paul Nash 1921–1922’ b.r.
Pen, pencil and watercolour, 22 3/4×15 1/2 (57·5×39·5).
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1924.
Coll: Sir Edward Marsh, presented to the C.A.S. 1922.
Exh: Venice Biennale, 1938 (British Pavilion, 17); Leeds, April–June 1943 (37); Tate Gallery, March–May 1948 (93).
Lit: Bertram, 1923, p.29, repr. pl.21; Eates, 1948, p.77, repr. pl.35; Bertram, 1955, p.128; Rothenstein, 1961, at pl.3, repr. (in colour).
Repr: Drawing and Design, n.s., 1, 1926, p.117.

Drawn at Iden, near Rye, Sussex. An oil painting of 1921–4 showing the same scene, ‘The Pond’, belongs to the Earl of Cranbrook.

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

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