Hubert L. Wellington The Big Barn, Frampton Mansell 1915

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Artwork details

Artist
Title
The Big Barn, Frampton Mansell
Date 1915
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 508 x 616 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1961
Reference
T00448
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00448 THE BIG BARN, FRAMPTON MANSELL 1915

Inscr. ‘H.L. Wellington’ and with the remains of a seal monogram b.l., and ‘H L W’ in monogram on back of canvas.
Canvas, 20×24 3/4 (51×61·5).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1961.
Exh: London Group, November–December 1916 (19), as ‘The Big Barn’; R.A., 1962 (61).

The artist wrote (25 January 1962) that he was largely brought up in the Cotswolds and painted a great deal around Painswick, Stroud and Cirencester. ‘The Big Barn’ was one of eight pictures painted from subjects at Frampton Mansell in 1915–16. The village is about two miles from Sapperton and lies opposite Oakridge. The artist exhibited similar subjects at the N.E.A.C. summer and winter exhibitions, 1916.

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

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