Adrian Stokes Uplands and Sky 1886–8

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Artwork details

Artist
Adrian Stokes 1854–1935
Title
Uplands and Sky
Date 1886–8
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 1492 x 2089 mm
frame: 1944 x 2565 x 120 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1888
Reference
N01623
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N01623 UPLANDS AND SKY 1886–8

Inscr. ‘Adrian Stokes’ b.l.
Canvas, 58 3/4×82 1/4 (149×208·5).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1888.
Exh: R.A., 1888 (1024).
Lit: Wilfrid Meynell, ‘Mr and Mrs Adrian Stokes’ in Art Journal, 1900, p.196.
Repr: Academy Notes, 1888, p.103 (line-engraving); Sir Edward J. Poynter, The National Gallery, III, 1900, p.273

Described by Wilfrid Meynell (loc. cit.) as forming part of the series of paintings made while the artist was at St Ives, Cornwall, where he settled after his return from France in 1886. This would seem to be a view of the moor above the town.

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

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