Catalogue entry

N06141 THE CHURCH AT MONTREUIL 1907

Inscr. ‘P W Steer 1907’ b.l.
Canvas, 19 3/4×24 (50×61).
Presented by Owen Fleming 1953.
Coll: Purchased by Owen Fleming from the Goupil Gallery 1909.
Exh: Goupil Gallery, April–May 1909 (6).
Lit: MacColl, 1945, p.209.

Steer spent the summer of 1907 at Montreuil (Pas de Calais) with Fred Brown, W. C. Coles and Ronald Gray. A similar composition was shown at the Goupil Gallery in 1907 (canvas, 19 1/2×23 1/2 in.), which after belonging to J. G. Lyon was purchased by A. A. de Pass in 1923 and presented by him to Cape Town 1927.

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