Charles ShannonHermes and the Infant Bacchus 1902-6

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Artist
Charles Shannon (1863‑1937)
Title
Hermes and the Infant Bacchus
Date 1902-6
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 1073 x 1073 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Francis Howard 1939
Reference
N05030
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05030 HERMES AND THE INFANT BACCHUS 1902–6

Inscr. ‘C. H. Shannon. 1902–6 ’ b.c.
Canvas (circular), 42 1/4 (107).
Presented by Francis Howard 1939.
Coll: Frank Gibson until c. 1924 (not in Gibson Sale, Sotheby's, 8 July 1931); Executors of C. H. Shannon, R.A., sold Sotheby's, 29 March 1939 (91), by Francis Howard (the painting was described as 43 in. in diameter, signed and dated 1908).
Exh: Leicester Galleries, January 1907 (7).
Lit: ‘The Case for Modern Painting’ by a Modern Painter, Burlington Magazine, XI, April 1907, p.10, repr. facing p.4; ‘Tis’, Charles Shannon, A.R.A., 1920, pp.6, 8.
Repr: Studio, XLVI, 1909, p.9; Studio, LXVIII, 1916, facing p.118 (in colour); E. B. G[eorge], Charles Shannon, 1924, pl.10… (read more)

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