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frame: 1022 x 822 x 40 mm
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.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II