Algernon Newton A Gleam of Sunlight 1966

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Artwork details

Artist
Algernon Newton 1880–1968
Title
A Gleam of Sunlight
Date 1966
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 457 x 610 mm
frame: 598 x 751 x 70 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1966
Reference
T00858
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Algernon Newton 1880-1968

T00858 A Gleam of Sunlight 1966

Inscr. ‘A N’ in monogram.
Canvas, 18 x 24 (46 x 61).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1966.
Exh. R.A., 1966 (24) as ‘A Gleam of Sunshine’.

The artist wrote (4 May 1967): ‘It is not any actual place but a complete composition. My aim was to express sunlight seen through a dark foreground.’

Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1966–1967, London 1967.

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