Feliks Topolski The Royal Academy: Private View Day 1929

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Artwork details

Artist
Feliks Topolski 1907–1989
Title
The Royal Academy: Private View Day
Date 1929
Medium Ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 330 x 391 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1940
Reference
N05138
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05138 THE ROYAL ACADEMY: PRIVATE VIEW DAY 1939

Inscr. ‘Feliks Topolski 39’ b.l.
Pen and wash, 13×15 3/8 (33×39).
Purchased from the artist (Knapping Fund) 1940.

A pendant and sequel to N05137, representing the Private View Day at the Academy's Summer Exhibition. The head of Hannen Swaffer, seen in profile and turned to the left, is just visible beyond the three central figures in the foreground.

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

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