James Havard Thomas The Offering c.1908

Artwork details

Artist
James Havard Thomas 1854–1921
Title
The Offering
Date c.1908
Medium Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 660 x 571 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1917
Reference
N03184
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N03184 THE OFFERING c. 1908


Inscr. ‘J. Havard Thomas del.’ b.r.
Pencil, 26×22 1/2 (66×57); the paper has been joined across 4 1/4 (10·7) from bottom.
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1917.
Coll: Presented to the Contemporary Art Society by Sir Michael Sadler 1911.
Exh: Carfax & Co., November 1909 (30), as ‘The Offering (Study for a Bas-relief: drawing)’; C.A.S., Loan Exhibition, Manchester, winter 1911 (214); C.A.S., First Public Exhibition in London, Goupil Gallery, April 1913 (68); C.A.S., Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings, Grosvenor House, June–July 1923 (186).

A study for the marble bas-relief exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1908 (1929). An earlier work entitled ‘The Offering’ was exhibited at the Leicester Galleries, 1922 (58), where it was dated 1904 and described as a ‘plaster bronzed’. Drawings for ‘The Offering’ were also shown at the Leicester Galleries in 1922 (70) and at the Beaux Arts Gallery, 1936 (41).

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

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