Philip Wilson Steer
Nutting 1905

Artwork details

Philip Wilson Steer 1860–1942
Date 1905
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 689 x 921 mm
Acquisition Bequeathed by Sir Hugh Walpole 1941
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05290 NUTTING 1905

Inscr. ‘P. W. Steer 1905’ b.l.
Canvas, 27 1/8×36 5/8 (69×92).
Bequeathed by Sir Hugh Walpole 1941.
Coll: Lawrence Alexander Harrison by 1929; with Colnaghi, March 1937; Sir Hugh Walpole by May 1937.
Exh: Tate Gallery, April–July 1929 (115); Hugh Walpole's Collection, French Gallery, May–June 1937 (28).
Lit: MacColl, 1945, p.207.

Painted at Chepstow, the picture shows a broad stretch of the River Wye seen from the top of one of the high wooded slopes overlooking the river valley. A watercolour study for this painting was also shown in the Walpole Collection exhibition of 1937 (7).

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

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