Sir Henry Rushbury The Palazzo Ugoccione, Florence 1922

Artwork details

Artist
Sir Henry Rushbury 1889–1968
Title
The Palazzo Ugoccione, Florence
Date 1922
Medium Graphite, watercolour and crayon on paper
Dimensions Support: 324 x 502 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by J.R. Holliday 1923
Reference
N01360
Not on display

Catalogue entry

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.

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

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