A Morning Gossip by Henry Scott Tuke

Tuke rented a cottage in Falmouth and it is from the cottage garden that this view was taken.

Details

Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
27 x 34 cm
Art Fund grant:
£17,667 ( Total: £34,500)
Acquired in:
2007
Vendor:
W H Lane & Son, Penzance

The figures are Mrs Andrews and Mrs Fouracre, who is holding her baby Richard. Richard later appears in Tuke's well known work 'The Message' which is in Falmouth Art Gallery’s collection and was selected for the Royal Academy Art Treasures from England exhibition in 1998.

Provenance

J.S.Bartlett; exhibited 19th Century Art Society Spring 1886; Prof John Heckinlively by circa 1985.

Venue details

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

Entry details

Free to all

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm

Closed Good Friday and 25 Dec – 1 Jan

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