Sir William Orpen The Angler c.1912

Artwork details

Artist
Sir William Orpen 1878–1931
Title
The Angler
Date c.1912
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 914 x 864 mm
frame: 1132 x 1080 x 100 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Francis Howard through the National Loan Exhibitions Committee 1914
Reference
N02997
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N02997 THE ANGLER c. 1912

Inscr. ‘Orpen’ b.r.
Canvas, 36×34 (91·5×86·5).
Presented by Francis Howard through the National Loan Exhibitions Committee 1914.
Exh: International Society, autumn 1914 (among works purchased for presentation to the Tate).
Lit: Konody and Dark, 1932, p.277.
Repr: Studio, LXXXII, 1921, facing p.187 (in colour).

The model was Mrs J. M. Hone. Orpen painted another portrait of her, ‘The Blue Hat’, in the same costume (repr. Pickle, 1923, pl.17) in 1912, which is presumably also the date of ‘The Angler’.

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

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