Dame Ethel Walker Two Figures, Study for ‘The Excursion of Nausicaa’ c.1919

Artwork details

Artist
Dame Ethel Walker 1861–1951
Title
Two Figures, Study for ‘The Excursion of Nausicaa’
Date c.1919
Medium Watercolour, graphite and gouache on paper
Dimensions Support: 400 x 229 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1924
Reference
N03874
Not on display

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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