Henry Tonks Summer 1908

Artwork details

Artist
Henry Tonks 1862–1937
Title
Summer
Date 1908
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 940 x 940 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Mrs F.J. Weldon 1931
Reference
N04565
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N04565 SUMMER 1908

Inscr. ‘H. Tonks 1908’ b.r.
Canvas, 37×37 (94×94).
Presented by Mrs F.J. Weldon 1931.
Coll: Judge William Evans; purchased by Mrs Weldon at the Goupil Gallery 1918.
Exh: The Judge Evans Collection, Goupil Gallery, May–June 1918 (135).
Lit: Katharine Everett, Brick and Flowers, 1949, pp.108–9.

Painted at Arfleet, near Corfe Castle, with Katharine Everett and her son Tony as models.

A drawing in watercolour and charcoal of a child's rocking-horse, like the one in this picture but seen in profile, appears in the sketch-book formerly in the possession of C. H. Collins Baker and now in the Tate Gallery library.

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

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