N05105 CARTING SAND c. 1910
Inscr. ‘W. Russell’ b.r.
Canvas, 34×44 (86·5×112).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1940.
Exh: Goupil Gallery, April 1910 (58); International Society, A Century of Art, Grafton Galleries, June–July 1911 (102); R.S.A., Edinburgh, 1939 (128); United Artists, R.A., January–March 1940 (259).
Repr: Studio, L, 1910, p.176.
The artist's exhibition at the Goupil Gallery in 1910 also included three watercolours and an oil painting entitled ‘The Sand Pit’; a painting called ‘The Sand Carters’ was reproduced in the Studio, LXXXIII, 1922, p.86.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II