Ruskin Spear

Snow Scene

1946

Artist
Ruskin Spear 1911–1990
Medium
Oil paint on board
Dimensions
Support: 451 x 629 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1947
Reference
N05772

Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05772 SNOW SCENE 1946

Not inscribed.
Oil on millboard, 17 3/4×24 3/4 (45×63).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1947.
Exh: R.A., 1947 (10).

The artist recalled (letter of 21 June 1958) that this picture was painted at Christmas-time in 1946 and is a view from the front-room window of his house at 20 Rivercourt Road, Hammersmith, where he lived until 1959.

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

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