N01623 UPLANDS AND SKY 1886–8
Inscr. ‘Adrian Stokes’ b.l.
Canvas, 58 3/4×82 1/4 (149×208·5).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1888.
Exh: R.A., 1888 (1024).
Lit: Wilfrid Meynell, ‘Mr and Mrs Adrian Stokes’ in Art Journal, 1900, p.196.
Repr: Academy Notes, 1888, p.103 (line-engraving); Sir Edward J. Poynter, The National Gallery, III, 1900, p.273
Described by Wilfrid Meynell (loc. cit.) as forming part of the series of paintings made while the artist was at St Ives, Cornwall, where he settled after his return from France in 1886. This would seem to be a view of the moor above the town.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II