Philip Wilson Steer

Elm Trees

1922

Not on display

Artist
Philip Wilson Steer 1860–1942
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 232 x 327 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by A.E. Anderson through the Art Fund 1923
Reference
N03715

Catalogue entry

N03715 ELM TREES 1922

Inscr. ‘P. W Steer 1922’ b.l.
Watercolour, 9 1/8×12 7/8 (23×32·75).
Presented by A. E. Anderson through the National Art-Collections Fund 1923.
Coll: Purchased by A. E. Anderson from the Goupil Gallery 1922.
Exh: Goupil Gallery Salon, Goupil Gallery, November–December 1922 (5); Tate Gallery, April–July 1929 (190); National Gallery, June–August 1943 (28).

In the summer of 1922 Steer worked at Shirehampton and Avonmouth near Bristol, where this may well have been painted.

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

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