Dame Ethel Walker

Two Figures, Study for ‘The Excursion of Nausicaa’

c.1919

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Medium
Watercolour, graphite and gouache on paper
Dimensions
Support: 400 x 229 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1924
Reference
N03874

Catalogue entry

N03874 TWO FIGURES, STUDY FOR DECORATION: THE EXCURSION OF NAUSICAA c. 1919

Not inscribed.
Pencil and watercolour, 15 3/4×9 (40×23).
Purchased from the Goupil Gallery (Duveen Drawings Fund) 1924.
Exh: Ethel Walker, Charles Ginner, Louise Pickard, Goupil Gallery, January 1924 (included among Nos.13–14, ‘Studies of the Nude, etc.’); Ethel Walker, Frances Hodgkins, Gwen John, Tate Gallery, May–June 1952 (45), and Arts Council tour, 1952 (44).

One of many studies for N03885. A nude study for ‘Nausicaa’ was included in the N.E.A.C., summer 1919 (142).

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

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