William Strang Jacob Wrestling with the Angel 1894 or 1904

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Artwork details

Artist
William Strang 1859–1921
Title
Jacob Wrestling with the Angel
Date 1894 or 1904
Medium Ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 254 x 289 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Sir Charles Holmes 1922
Reference
N03607
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N03607 JACOB WRESTLING WITH THE ANGEL 1894 or 1904

Inscr. ‘W S 1894 [?]’ b.l.
Pen and watercolour (sight) 10×11 3/8 (25·25×28·25).
Presented by Sir Charles Holmes 1922.
Exh: Dutch Gallery, October 1904 (1).

The date has at some time been cut in half laterally and is now difficult to decipher. The 1929 Tate Gallery catalogue gives ‘1894’ as the date, but an alternative reading could be ‘1904’.

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

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