Arthur Wardle Fate 1904

Artwork details

Artist
Arthur Wardle 1864–1949
Title
Fate
Date 1904
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 946 x 1480 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1904
Reference
N01947
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N01947 FATE 1904

Inscr. ‘Arthur Wardle 1904’ b.l.
Canvas, 37 1/4×58 1/4 (94×48).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1904.
Exh: R.A., 1904 (840).

A pastel study for ‘Fate’, entitled ‘Destiny’, was purchased for the Art Gallery of Perth, Western Australia, in 1907, but has since been disposed of. The picture represents an African leopard with a guinea fowl in its clutches.

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

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