Catalogue entry

N05436 THE WHITE CLIFFS: VAUCOTTES 1908

Not inscribed.
Canvas, 29 3/4×39 3/4 (75·5×101).
Purchased from the artist (Knapping Fund) 1943.
Exh: Bradford, June 1910 (13), as ‘The White Cliffs’; the artist's house, Hampstead, 19 March 1914 (7); Goupil Gallery, May 1929 (48); Venice Biennale, 1930 (British Pavilion, II); Leicester Galleries, October 1938 (14), and provincial tour; Tate Gallery, May–June 1950 (41, repr. in colour), as ‘Cliffs at Vaucottes’.

Repr: Studio, CXXIX, 1945, p.48 (in colour).

Vaucottes is on the Normandy coast. A view of ‘Cliffs near Vaucottes’ seen from the other side and dated 1910 is in the Rutherston Collection, Manchester (repr. Studio, CI, 1931, p.240).

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