Philip Wilson Steer The Outskirts of Montreuil 1907

Artwork details

Artist
Philip Wilson Steer 1860–1942
Title
The Outskirts of Montreuil
Date 1907
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 965 x 1219 mm
frame: 1550 x 1288 x 70 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by George E. Healing 1953
Reference
N06184
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N06184 THE OUTSKIRTS OF A TOWN (MONTREUIL) 1907

Inscr. ‘P. W Steer 1907’ b.l.
Canvas, 38×48 (97×122).
Bequeathed by George E. Healing 1953.
Coll: Purchased from the Goupil Gallery by George Healing 1909.
Exh: N.E.A.C., spring 1908 (99), as ‘The outskirts of a town’; Autumn Exhibition, Liverpool, 1908 (987); Goupil Gallery, April–May 1909 (25); Coronation Exhibition, Shepherd's Bush, 1911 (N.E.A.C. Section, 849); Tate Gallery, April–July 1929 (36); British Painting since Whistler, National Gallery, 1940 (91).
Lit: MacColl, 1945, pp.85, 209.
Repr: Studio, XLVI, 1909, p.260; Ironside, 1943, pl.50.

Contemporary with N06141, this is a view of the town of Montreuil (Pas de Calais) near Étaples. A smaller oil sketch for this picture belongs to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (repr. Ironside, op. cit., pl.57).

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

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