Paul Nash
Tench Pond in a Gale 1921–2

Artwork details

Paul Nash 1889–1946
Tench Pond in a Gale
Date 1921–2
Medium Ink, graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 577 x 399 mm
frame: 800 x 625 x 20 mm
Acquisition Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1924
Not on display

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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