Arthur Studd Pacific Island Subject 1898

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Artwork details

Artist
Arthur Studd 1863–1919
Title
Pacific Island Subject
Date 1898
Medium Pastel on paper
Dimensions Support: 235 x 381 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by R. Thomas 1918
Reference
N03277
Not on display

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

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