Randolph SchwabeThe Tate Gallery 1940

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Artist
Randolph Schwabe (1885‑1948)
Title
The Tate Gallery
Date 1940
MediumInk and watercolour on paper
Dimensionssupport: 330 x 438 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1940
Reference
N05207
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05207 THE TATE GALLERY 1940

Inscr. ‘R. Schwabe’ b.l. and ‘Milbank [sic] 1940’ b.r.
Pen and watercolour, 13×17 1/4 (33×44).
Purchased from the artist (Knapping Fund) 1940.
Exh: Arts Council, London and tour, January–July 1951 (36).

This view of the main entrance and central rotunda block, seen from the garden on the Atterbury Street side, was undertaken at the suggestion of the Director of the Tate in July 1940. Lord Methuen was also asked to make a drawing (N05169).

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

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