- James Dickson Innes 1887–1914
- Oil paint on wood
- Support: 229 x 324 mm
frame: 382 x 480 x 90 mm
- Purchased 1942
N05367 ARENIG, SUNNY EVENING c.
Inscr. on the back ‘Arenig Sunny Evening’.
Oil on plywood, 9×12 3/4 (23×32); 1/4 in. of board on right not painted on.
Purchased from the Redfern Gallery (Benson Fund) 1942.
Coll: Sir Cyril Kendall Butler; Redfern Gallery.
Exh: Augustus John, J. D. Innes, Derwent Lees: Paintings 1910–14, Redfern Gallery, February–March 1939 (52).
As Innes painted a number of pictures of Arenig it is not possible to trace the provenance of this work with certainty, but it was probably No.82 in the Innes Memorial exhibition at the Tate Gallery, 1921–2, as ‘Arenig: Sunny Evening’, lent by Horace de Vere Cole. See also N03578 and N04385.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I