N01360 PALAZZO UGUCCIONI 1922
Inscr. ‘Il Palazzo Uguccioni’ under mount b.l. and ‘Henry Rushbury’ b.r., ‘H. 20B 14 3/4×11 1/2’ under mount b.r.
Pencil and wash on buff paper, 12 3/4×19 3/4 (32·5×50).
Presented by J. R. Holliday 1923.
Coll: Purchased by J. R. Holliday from the artist at the Grosvenor Galleries exhibition 1923.
Exh: Paintings and Drawings by Allan Gwynne-Jones, Henry Rushbury, A.R.W.S., Vernon Wethered and Sculpture by K. Hilton Young, Grosvenor Galleries, 1923 (168), as ‘Palazzo Ugoccione’ [sic].
The drawing dates from 1922, the year in which the artist spent his summer holiday in Florence. The Palazzo Uguccioni stands on the north side of the Piazza della Signoria, and was built for Giovanni Uguccioni c. 1550 by the architect Mariotto di Zanobi Folfi.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II