Ruskin Spear
Snow Scene 1946

Artwork details

Ruskin Spear 1911–1990
Snow Scene
Date 1946
Medium Oil paint on board
Dimensions Support: 451 x 629 mm
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1947
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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