John A. Park Snow Falls on Exmoor 1939

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Artwork details

Artist
John A. Park 1880–1962
Title
Snow Falls on Exmoor
Date 1939
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 635 x 762 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1940
Reference
N05337
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05337 SNOW FALLS ON EXMOOR 1939

Inscr. ‘J A Park.’ b.r.
Canvas, 25×30 (63·5×76).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1940.
Exh: R.A., 1940 (363).

Painted late in November 1939 on the spot at Withypool, Somerset; the River Barle runs across the centre of the picture (letter from the artist, 12 February 1958).

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

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