N01927 AUTUMN IN THE MOUNTAINS c. 1903
Inscr. ‘Adrian Stokes’ b.r.
Tempera on canvas, 31 1/2×42 (80×107).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1903.
Exh: R.A., 1903 (276).
Lit: Magazine of Art, 1903, p.425, repr. facing p.426.
Repr: Royal Academy Illustrated, 1903, p.24; Lewis Hind, Landscape Painting, 1924, II, p.196.
In a letter to Lewis Hind the artist wrote (5 August 1924): ‘You may care to know that the mountains are those of the South Tyrol, and that the picture is painted in tempera - real tempera. The colours being prepared by myself.’ A study for N01927 is reproduced in Clive Holland, Tyrol and its People, 1909, facing p.54, as ‘View in the Tyrol Alps’. It shows the same scene but without the deer…