Sir William Rothenstein The Butcher’s Shop under the Trees 1899

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Artist
Title
The Butcher’s Shop under the Trees
Date 1899
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 787 x 584 mm
frame: 1022 x 822 x 40 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Mrs Emily Hesslein 1950
Reference
N05946
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05946 THE BUTCHER'S SHOP UNDER THE TREES 1899

Inscr. ‘W.R. 1899’ b.c.
Canvas, 31×23 (79×58·5).
Presented by Mrs Emily Hesslein 1950.
Coll: Acquired from the artist by his sister, Mrs Hesslein, probably soon after it was painted.
Exh: N.E.A.C., April–May 1900 (68); Tate Gallery, May–June 1950 (18).
Lit: Speaight, 1962, p.141.

Painted at Vattetot, where the artist stayed after his marriage, during the summer of 1899. See Men and Memories, I, p.347.

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

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