Sir Walter Russell

Donkeys and Kites

exhibited 1909

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 762 x 1016 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Francis Howard through the National Loan Exhibitions Committee 1914
Reference
N02994

Catalogue entry

N02994 DONKEYS AND KITES c. 1909

Inscr. ‘W. Russell’ b.l.
Canvas, 30×40 (76×101·5).
Presented by Francis Howard through the National Loan Exhibitions Committee 1914.
Coll: Purchased by Francis Howard from the artist.
Exh: N.E.A.C., summer 1909 (56); Goupil Gallery, April 1910 (49); International Society, autumn 1914 (among works purchased for presentation to the Tate).

Francis Howard wrote (31 January 1953) that as far as he could remember this was painted at Littlehampton about 1912–13, but his recollection of the date appears to be wrong.

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

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