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Title:

Posing

Maker:

Beeton, Alan; painter; British artist, 1880-1942

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1929

School/Style:

British

Description:

This and 2339 are from a series of three paintings of lay-figures, the third of which is entitled Composing.

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, canvas, 31.2, cm
width, canvas, 33, cm
height, painted surface, 28.8, cm
width, painted surface, 31, m
height, frame, 44.7, cm
width, frame, 46.6, cm
depth, frame, 7.5, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1938; Fairhaven, Huttleston 1st Lord

Provenance:

Anon. sale (=Fairhaven), Christie's, 1 May 1936 (153)

Inscription(s):

label; verso; MS label; Posing / Alan Beeton / 60A Eton Avenue / London N.W.3
stencil; verso; 2 1 GG
label; verso; printed label; Christie's, 1 May 1936, lot 153, Anon., (annotated) Exhibited at Oldham, 1930
supporting information; verso, removed and placed in artist's file; 3. Posing; from the exhibition catalogue of the French Gallery, 1931

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

Goodison, J. W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 12-13

1999. The Artist's Model: From Etty to Spencer.p. 75
exhibition catalogue

Munro, Jane A.. 2014. Silent Partners: Artist and Mannequin from Function to Fetish.New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp. 103-104, 254
Catalogue number C.70. Illustrated page 104, fig. 117

Related Object:

2339; Reposing

Accession:

Object Number: 2338
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 767; input: 1999-12-20; modified: 2019-09-06)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/767





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