Sir William Rothenstein

The Butcher’s Shop under the Trees

1899

Image released under

License this image

Not on display

Artist
Sir William Rothenstein 1872–1945
Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 787 × 584 mm
frame: 1022 × 822 × 40 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Emily Hesslein 1950
Reference
N05946

Catalogue entry

N05946 THE BUTCHER'S SHOP UNDER THE TREES 1899

Inscr. ‘W.R. 1899’ b.c.
Canvas, 31×23 (79×58·5).
Presented by Mrs Emily Hesslein 1950.
Coll: Acquired from the artist by his sister, Mrs Hesslein, probably soon after it was painted.
Exh: N.E.A.C., April–May 1900 (68); Tate Gallery, May–June 1950 (18).
Lit: Speaight, 1962, p.141.

Painted at Vattetot, where the artist stayed after his marriage, during the summer of 1899. See Men and Memories, I, p.347.

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

You might like