Walter West Sunshine, Breeze, and Blossom: Lake Como exhibited 1913

Artwork details

Artist
Walter West 1860–1933
Title
Sunshine, Breeze, and Blossom: Lake Como
Date Exhibited 1913
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 1016 x 1283 mm
frame: 1255 x 1510 x 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1983
Reference
N02934
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N02934 SUNSHINE, BREEZE AND BLOSSOM: LAKE COMO c. 1913

Inscr. with weathercock rebus and ‘L 57’ b.l.
Canvas, 40×50 3/4 (101·5×128).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1913.
Exh: R.A., 1913 (322).

The artist used to spend his summer holidays in the Italian Lakes, sketching in the open air, and painted a number of similar scenes about that time (see A.J. Finberg, ‘Mr J. Walter West's Landscapes’ in Studio, LVIII, 1913, pp.177ff.).

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

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