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Title:

The Convalescent

Maker:

John, Gwen; painter; British artist, 1876-1939

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1923 1924
The date is that of the series of 10 pictures of the same subject. David Fraser Jenkins, in the catalogue of the exhibition "Gwen John and Augustus John", Tate Britain 2004-2005, dates the painting 'c. late 1910s to mid 1920s' (p.173)

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 41.2, cm
width, 33.0, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1951; Milner-White, Eric

Provenance:

Captain Peto; Eardley Knolleys, who sold it to Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London, 1950; bt. from them by the Very Rev. E. Milner-White, 1951

Inscription(s):

label; verso; printed, completed in typescript; Roland, Browse & Delbanco; ...title, etc.
label; verso; printed; ?Bourlet; carrier's label

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 140-141

Taubman, Mary. 1985. Gwen John.London?: Scholar Pressp. 126-127
cat. no. 50, reproduced pl. 50

1987. (Christie's sale catalogue, June 1987).London?: p. 164
1987-06-12

Langdale, Cecily. 1987. Gwen John with a Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings and a Selection of the Drawings.New Haven & London: Yale University Pressp. 168
cat. no. 115, reproduced pl. 237

1988. (Christie's sale catalogue, June 1988).London?: p. 145

1990. British and Irish Modernist and Contemporary Paintings, Watercolours and Sculpture, sale catalogue.London?: p. 38

Accession:

Object Number: PD.24-1951
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3516; input: 2000-03-31; modified: 2011-02-02)

Related
Resource:

Pharos

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3516