N01964 THE ALCANTARA, TOLEDO, BY MOONLIGHT 1894
Inscr. ‘.Harold. Speed. 1894.’ b.r.
Canvas, 25×36 (64×91·5).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1905.
Exh: Summer Exhibition, New Gallery, 1905 (202).
Repr: Art Journal, 1905, p.183.
The Alcantara is a famous bridge over the Tagus. Another painting of this subject, ‘The Great Arch of the Alcantara, Toledo’, was shown at the Leicester Galleries, February–March 1907 (6).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II