Arthur Studd

Pacific Island Subject

1898

Medium
Pastel on paper
Dimensions
Support: 235 x 381 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by R. Thomas 1918
Reference
N03277

Catalogue entry

N03277 PACIFIC ISLAND SUBJECT 1898

Inscr. ‘A. H. Studd 1898.’ b.l. and ‘1037’ c.r.

Black chalk and pastel on grey paper, 9 1/4×15 (23·5×38).
Presented by Robert Thomas 1918.

A study made during the artist's stay either at Tahiti or the Samoa Islands in 1898. The centre figure, a European in native dress, may possibly be a self-portrait.

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