Christopher Richard Wynne NevinsonA Studio in Montparnasse exhibited 1926

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Artist
Title
A Studio in Montparnasse
Date exhibited 1926
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionsframe: 1425 x 913 x 68 mm, 22 kg support: 1270 x 762 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by H.G. Wells 1927
Reference
N04231
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N04231 A STUDIO IN MONTPARNASSE c. 1925

Inscr. ‘C. R. W. Nevinson’ b.l.
Canvas, 50×30 (127×76).
Presented by H. G. Wells 1927.
Exh: Leicester Galleries, March 1926 (55), as ‘Montparnasse’.
Lit: Nevinson, 1937, pp.177–8, repr. after p.216.

Based on a sketch made in the Paris studio of the author and journalist Sisley Huddleston, who, when the painting was first placed on view at the Tate Gallery, protested in a letter to the Paris edition of the New York Herald Tribune, 24 February 1927 (reprinted in many English newspapers), that the artist had introduced a nude figure not in the original sketch… (read more)

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