Adrian Stokes Autumn in the Mountains exhibited 1903

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Artwork details

Artist
Adrian Stokes 1854–1935
Title
Autumn in the Mountains
Date Exhibited 1903
Medium Tempera on canvas
Dimensions Support: 800 x 1067 mm
frame: 1106 x 1372 x 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1903
Reference
N01927
Not on display

Catalogue entry

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.

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

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