Study for The Message - Mrs Fouracre by Henry Scott Tuke

A head and shoulders portrait of the artist's housekeeper at Pennance Cottage, Mrs Elizabeth Jane Fouracre.

Details

Medium:
Oil
Dimensions:
28 x 20 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £6,000)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Paisnel Gallery

It is a study for the painting 'The Message' in Falmouth Art Gallery, which is a rare example of a domestic interior.

Provenance

Sold at David Messum Fine Art, London, 1987, to a private collector in the USA; sold at auction in USA in 1996, bought by a dealer; bought by Paisnel in early 1997.

Venue details

Falmouth Art Gallery Municipal Buildings, The Moor, FALMOUTH Cornwall TR11 2RT 01326 313 863 www.falmouthartgallery.com

Entry details

Free to all

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