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Title

Whaddon flowers

1928


Artist

Sir Matthew Smith

England

22 Oct 1879 - 29 Sep 1959


Details


Date

1928


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

76.3 x 64.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Beatrice Moresby through the National Art Collections Fund in memory of her mother Joan Morrisby 1987


Location

Not on display


Accession number

574.1987


Artist information

Sir Matthew Smith

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Lady Whitley Thomson, pre 23 Oct 1929, England

Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, 23 Oct 1929, London/England, Purchased by Arthur Tooth & Sons from Lady Whitley Thomson, 23 October 1929, and sold on the same day to Captain SW Sykes. Tooth stock no. 8883.

Captain SW Sykes, post 23 Oct 1929, England, Purchased by Captain Sykes from Arthur Tooth & Sons, 23 October 1929

Mrs Eric Davis, 1940, United Kingdom, by 1940, Lent by Mrs Davis to the 1940 exhibition 'British Painting since Whistler' at the National Gallery, London

Mrs P Cayalet, 1942, Kent/England, by 1942, Lent by Mrs Cayalet to the 1942 exhibition 'Jacob Epstein, Matthew Smith' at Temple Newsam House.

Beatrice Moresby, circa 1960-20 Nov 1987, London/England, Bequest of Beatrice Moresby through the National Art Collections Fund 1987


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, Matthew Smith: retrospective exhibition, London, 1929. cat.no. 24

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 160. cat.no. 2012

National Gallery, London, British painting since Whistler, London, 1940. Register no. 511, lent by Mrs Eric Davis

Royal Academy of Arts, A memorial exhibition of works by Sir Matthew Smith, 1879-1959, London, 1960. cat.no. 158, lent by Mrs B.Moresby

Temple Newsam House, Exhibition of sculpture and paintings by Jacob Epstein and Matthew Smith, Leeds, 1942. cat.no. 113, lent by Mrs P. Cayalet