Glyn Warren Philpot A Young Breton 1917

Artwork details

Artist
Glyn Warren Philpot 1884–1937
Title
A Young Breton
Date 1917
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 1270 x 1016 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1917
Reference
N03218
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N03218 A YOUNG BRETON 1917

Inscr. ‘Glyn Philpot’ b.l.
Canvas, 50×40 (127×101·5).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1917.
Exh: R.A., 1917 (258); Tate Gallery, July–August 1938 (West Corridor, unnumbered).
Repr: Sewter, 1951, pl.28.

Sewter, loc. cit., dates this picture 1917. There is another picture of the same young man, full face, entitled ‘Guillaume Rolland, a Young Breton’, in the Art Gallery of Toronto, Canada, which was probably painted about the same time as the Tate picture.

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

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