Alfred William Rich
St Mary’s, Oxford exhibited 1909

Artwork details

Artist
Alfred William Rich 1856–1921
Title
St Mary’s, Oxford
Date Exhibited 1909
Medium Watercolour and charcoal on paper
Dimensions Support: 235 x 276 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1917
Reference
N03180
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N03180 ST MARY'S, OXFORD c. 1909

Inscr. ‘A. W. Rich’ b.l.
Watercolour, 9 1/4×10 7/8 (25·5×27·8).
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1917.
Coll: Presented to the C.A.S. by Miss E. P. McGhee 1911.
Exh: N.E.A.C., winter 1909 (265).

St Mary's is the University Church of Oxford. The south porch, shown here, was erected in 1637 by Doctor Owen, Chaplain to Archbishop Laud, and the statue of the Virgin in the niche above it was specifically mentioned in the articles of Laud's Impeachment.

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

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