Wyndham Tryon
Castle in Spain c.1925–9

Artwork details

Wyndham Tryon 1883–1942
Castle in Spain
Date c.1925–9
Medium Ink on paper
Dimensions Support: 330 x 495 mm
Acquisition Presented by Sir Edward Marsh 1943
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05408 CASTLE IN SPAIN c. 1925–9

Not inscribed.
Pen and ink, 13×19 1/2 (33×49·5).
Presented by Sir Edward Marsh 1943.
Coll: Sir Edward Marsh by 1936.
Exh: St George's Gallery, June 1929, either (7) ‘Moorish Castle in Aragon’ or (12) ‘The Castle’; British Council, Empire Exhibition, Johannesburg, 1936 (753), as ‘Spanish Castle’.

Darsie Japp has suggested that the castle represented here is probably the Moorish castle at Jijona in the province of Alicante, a favourite resort of the artist's in Spain (letter of 23 October 1958).

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

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