Charles William Wyllie

Digging for Bait

1877

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 660 x 1270 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1877
Reference
N01594

Catalogue entry

N01594 DIGGING FOR BAIT 1877

Inscr. ‘C. W. Wyllie 1877’ b.l.
Canvas, 26 1/4×50 (66·5×127).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1877.
Exh: R.A., 1877 (577).
Repr: Sir Edward J. Poynter, The National Gallery, III, 1900, p.397.

Painted at Ambleteuse, near Boulogne.

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