Alfred Wallis
Voyage to Labrador ?c.1935–6

Artwork details

Artist
Alfred Wallis 1855–1942
Title
Voyage to Labrador
Date ?c.1935–6
Medium Oil paint on wood
Dimensions Support: 368 x 387 mm
frame: 490 x 513 x 40 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Adrian Stokes 1958
Reference
T00220
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00220 VOYAGE TO LABRADOR (?) c. 1935–6

Not inscribed.
Ship's oil paint on plywood, 14 1/2×15 3/4 (37×39).
Presented by Adrian Stokes 1958.
Coll: As for T00219.
Exh: Sunday Painters, I.C.A., September–October 1954 (57).
Lit: Adrian Stokes, Colour and Form, 1937, pp.63–5; Sven Berlin, Alfred Wallis, Primitive, 1949, pp.117–18 and repr. as frontispiece (in colour).

A recollection of the artist's seafaring days on transatlantic windjammers and steamers.

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

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