Harold Speed The Alcantara, Toledo, by Moonlight 1894

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Artwork details

Artist
Harold Speed 1872–1957
Title
The Alcantara, Toledo, by Moonlight
Date 1894
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 635 x 914 mm
frame: 930 x 1220 x 140 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1905
Reference
N01964
Not on display

Catalogue entry

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).

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

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