Elizabeth Sorrell Ferns in the Conservatory 1945

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Artwork details

Artist
Title
Ferns in the Conservatory
Date 1945
Medium Watercolour and tempera on paper
Dimensions Support: 559 x 375 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1949
Reference
N05928
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05928 FERNS IN THE CONSERVATORY 1945

Inscr. ‘Elizabeth Sorrell.’ b.r.
Watercolour and tempera on paper, 22×14 3/4 (56×37·5).

Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1949.

Exh: R.A., 1949 (928).

Painted in 1945 when the artist was living at Westwood Cottage, Queen's Drive, Ilkley, Yorkshire. The conservatory, which was attached to the house, has since been much altered and enlarged.

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

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