Ithell Colquhoun

Watercolour showing a boy playing the pipe with two girls listening, by a stream

[1920–1]

In Tate Britain

Created by
Ithell Colquhoun 1906–1988
Title
Watercolour showing a boy playing the pipe with two girls listening, by a stream
Date
[1920–1]
Medium
Watercolour and ink on paper
Dimensions
255 x 180 mm (watercolour), 300 x 240 mm (mount)
Description
The picture is inscribed 'Tom he was a piper's son/He learnt to play when he was young/But all the tunes that he could play/Was over the hills and far away!'
Format
Artwork - on paper, unique
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Bequeathed by Ithell Colquhoun to the Tate Archive
Reference
TGA 929/4/1/3

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