Edward WadsworthSignals 1942

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Artist
Edward Wadsworth (1889‑1949)
Title
Signals
Date 1942
MediumTempera on fabric
Dimensionssupport: 1016 x 711 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1951
Reference
N06029
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N06029 SIGNALS 1942

Inscr. ‘Wadsworth 1942’ b.l.
Tempera on linen laid on plywood, 40×28 (101·5×71).
Chantrey Purchase from Mrs Wadsworth 1951.
Exh: British Council, International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Gezira, Cairo, March–April 1947 (British Section, 41, repr.); Tate Gallery, February–March 1951 (43); R.A., 1951 (675).
Repr: Royal Academy Illustrated, 1951, p.54.

This picture was painted at Buxton, Derbyshire, between August and September 1942 (letter from the artist's daughter, 4 September 1956).

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

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