Our tent at Swanage, Dorsetshire

Our tent at Swanage, Dorsetshire

c.1903
oil on canvas
71.0 x 96.0 cm


inscribed verso u.l.: ‘OUR TENT AT SWANAGE/ FOR DR WILKINSON/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF/ TUDOR ST G. TUCKER’; r.: ‘A Young Reciter’ with artist name and title on Summer Exhibition 1903 label; c.: with newspaper clipping about Swannage
Accession No. 1999.13

Provenance:

Gift of the artist’s parents to his Melbourne doctor, Dr. William Cleland Wilkinson, thence by descent Sotheby’s, until; purchased 22 November 1999 by Cbus from Fine Australian, Aboriginal and International Paintings, Sotheby’s, Melbourne, lot 35.

Literature:

Anne Gray, The Edwardians: secrets and desires, National Gallery of Australia Canberra, 2004.
Ruth Zubans, ‘Tucker, Tudor St George (1862–1906)’, Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 12, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pp. 278–79.