John Nash The Cornfield 1918

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Artwork details

Artist
John Nash 1893–1977
Title
The Cornfield
Date 1918
Medium Watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 187 x 270 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by Sir Edward Marsh through the Contemporary Art Society 1954
Reference
N06234
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N06234 THE CORNFIELD 1918

Inscr. ‘John Nash’ b.l.
Watercolour, 7 3/8×10 5/8 (18·75×27).
Bequeathed by Sir Edward Marsh through the Contemporary Art Society 1954.
Exh: (?) London Group, April–May 1919 (79).

Executed in the summer of 1918 at Chalfont Common, a study from another angle of the cornfield that appears in the oil painting N06074. In an annotated copy of the London Group catalogue, April–May 1919, No.79 is marked as being a watercolour.

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

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