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Title

The garden and tower of the sacristy, Cuenca Cathedral

1934

Artist

David Bomberg

England

05 Dec 1890 - 19 Aug 1957

  • Details

    Date
    1934
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    76.7 x 59.2 cm stretcher; 93.5 x 75.5 x 6.5 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.l., brown oil "Bomberg 34".

    Credit
    Purchased 2000
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    210.2000
    Copyright
    © David Bomberg Estate

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  • About

    David Bomberg was a precursor of the Vorticist movement in England and produced some of the most radical cubo-futurist works to come from Britain just before World War I. After serving in the First World War he abandoned his more radical experiments and looked instead back to the influence of Walter Sickert. Over the next decades he evolved a vigorous expressive style which was to influence younger artists including Auerbach and Kossoff. This is one of a series of late landscapes painted in Spain.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 3 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

  • Provenance

    Charles Wilson, London/England, sold Christie's London, 10 November 1989, 'Modern British Art' lot no. 253, 'The property of a gentleman'.

    Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London/England

    Annandale Galleries, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from Annandale Galleries 2000. Purchased from the exhibition 'Bomberg, Lanyon, Hitchens' 19 July - 12 August 2000.