Compton Verney (Compton Verney, UK): John Nash: The Landscape of Love and Solace
T00592 MILL BUILDINGS, BOXTED 1962
Inscr. ‘John Nash’ b.r.
Canvas, 28×32 (71×81).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1963.
Exh: R.A., 1963 (89).
Painted in the late summer and autumn of 1962, the picture shows the backs of the old mill buildings at Boxted on the River Stour; the mill itself is no longer standing. A winter ‘variation’ of the same subject made a year or so earlier is in the Chelmsford Museum and Art Gallery. (Note from the artist, 20 September 1963.)
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II
- River Stour(44)