Tiller Girls

Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson (1889 - 1946)

Oil on canvas

1926(?)

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  • About the artist
    Born in London, Christopher R. W. Nevinson studied at St John's Wood and Slade Schools of Art. In 1912 he studied in Paris for a year. In 1914 he co-founded the London Group and issued a Futurist manifesto, ‘Vital English Art’ with Filippo Marinetti. In the First World War Nevinson served abroad with the Royal Army Medical Corps. In 1915 he participated in exhibitions of war art and Vorticism in London. His solo show at the Leicester Galleries (1916) received great acclaim. Nevinson became an Official War Artist in 1917. In the late 1930s, he was created Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur and an Associate of the Royal Academy. Suffering deep depression after the Second World War, he died in London in 1946.
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    Title
    Tiller Girls
    Date
    1926(?)
    Medium
    Oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    height: 45.50 cm, width: 61.00 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Mayor Gallery, July 1968
    Inscription
    br: C. R. W. NEVINSON. 1926 [date indistinct]
    GAC number
    8177