Sir Gerald Kelly

Terrace at Monte Carlo


Not on display

Sir Gerald Kelly 1879–1972
Oil paint on wood
Support: 149 × 180 mm
Presented anonymously in memory of Sir Terence Rattigan 1983

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Kelly was at Monte Carlo in January and February 1908, and while he was there painted a number of small panels directly out of doors.

Gallery label, August 2004

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Catalogue entry

T03652 Terrace at Monte Carlo 1908

Oil on panel 5 7/8 × 7 1/8 (149 × 180)
Inscribed on reverse “Terrace at Monte Carlo/Febry.1908/Gerald Kelly”
Presented anonymously in memory of Terence Rattigan 1983
Prov: Purchased from the artist by the donor in 1969
Exh: Sir Gerald Kelly K.C.V.O., P.P.R.A., Royal Academy of Arts, Diploma Gallery, October–December 1957 (121); Sir Gerald Kelly, City Art Gallery, Plymouth, June–July 1958 (44); Sea Pictures: British Impressionist Pictures of the Sea, Brighton Polytechnic, May 1974 (12)

From the evidence of several small oil on panel sketches dated by the artist, Kelly spent part of the months of January and February 1908 painting views in Marseilles and Monte Carlo.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1982-84: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1986

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