Louise PickardStill Life by a Window c.1916

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Artist
Louise Pickard (1865‑1928)
Title
Still Life by a Window
Date c.1916
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 813 x 1016 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1941
Reference
N05347
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05347 STILL LIFE BY A WINDOW c. 1916

Inscr. ‘Louise Pickard’ b.r.
Canvas, 32×40 (81·5×101·5); approximately 1 (2·5) on the left was originally turned over the edge of a narrower stretcher.
Chantrey Purchase from the Redfern Gallery 1941.
Coll: Sir Cyril Butler by 1925.
Exh: (?) Goupil Gallery, January 1924 (82, ‘A Cottage Window’, or 84, ‘Still Life’); N.E.A.C., Retrospective Exhibition (1886–1924), January–February 1925 (39), and Manchester, April–May 1925 (90); Alpine Club Gallery, October 1928 (52); R.A., 1942 (10).
Repr: Artwork, IV, 1928, p. 222.

Previously catalogued as ‘Vegetable Still Life’. The artist's niece, Miss I. M. Thompson, has written that, ‘The “Vegetable Still Life” was painted in her cottage at Sheepscombe in the Cotswolds during the first war’ (letter of 27 July 1961), and Louise Pickard's exhibits at the N.E.A.C., summer 1916, were sent in from Mount Pleasant, Sheepscombe, Stroud; she painted a number of Cotswold subjects… (read more)

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