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Title:

Thomas Hardy

Maker:

John, Augustus Edwin; painter; British artist, 1878-1961

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1923

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 61.3, cm
width, 51.1, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1923; Riches, Thomas Henry

Provenance:

Bt. from the painter for the Fitzwilliam Museum shortley after it was painted

Inscription(s):

signature; upper right; John
date; upper right; 1923
label; verso; printed; Charles Chenil & Co. Ltd

Exhibition(s):

Augustus John (1975). 1975-05-30 - 1975-10-26
Venue: National Portrait Gallery, London?

Documentation:

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1929. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929).London?: p. 110
reproduced

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 135-136
pl. 58

Hughes, David. 1966. The Seven Ages of England.p. 185
fig. 324

John, Augustus. 1952. Chiaroscuro.p. 134
he states that the portrait was painted at Max Gate, in Hardy's study - "The walls of Hardy's study, where I painted him, were piled to the ceiling with books..."

Bowen, Elizabeth. 1932. English Novelists.p. 41
reproduced (colour)

1986/7. The Great Writers: Thomas Hardy.London?: Marshall Cavendish Ltdp. 433
reproduced (colour)

Goodison, J.W.. 1967. [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960].London:
Source Title: Illustrated London News II (1960)
p. 251

Accession:

Object Number: 1116
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3458; input: 2000-03-30; modified: 2011-02-02)

Related
Resource:

Pharos

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3458