Sir Henry Rushbury

Repairing the Sail

c.1923

Artist
Sir Henry Rushbury 1889–1968
Medium
Crayon and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 333 x 352 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Bequeathed by J.R. Holliday 1927
Reference
N04333

Not on display

Catalogue entry

N04333 REPAIRING THE SAIL c. 1923

Inscr. ‘Henry Rushbury.’ b.l.
Black crayon and wash on buff paper, 13 1/8×13 7/8 (33·5×35).
Bequeathed by J. R. Holliday 1927.
Coll: Purchased by J. R. Holliday from the artist.

Drawn c. 1923 at the French port of La Rochelle. The artist used to spend about six months sketching abroad every year, and on his return Mr Holliday would have first choice of his production and usually bought a number of drawings before any were exhibited.

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

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