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Bathing Scene, Bali (circa 1933-4)

Ian Fairweather

tempera on paper mounted on millboard

Tate, London, Liverpool and St Ives

Bathing Scene, Bali (circa 1933-4)

© Estate of Ian Fairweather. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2019 Tate, London

Details

Classification:

Painting

Materials:

Tempera, Paper, Millboard

Physical Object Description:

Woman with children bathing in a river. Not inscribed.

Dimensions:

88.9 x 132.1 cm

Accession Number:

N04801

Credit:

Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 1935

Ownership history:

Purchased from the artist by St John Hutchinson (1884-1942) for the Contemporary Art Society, 1934; presented to the Tate Gallery, 1935

Subject:

People
Scottish-born Australian painter Ian Fairweather left Shanghai, China in late 1932 or early 1933, and stopped off in Bali, Indonesia for six months on his way to Australia. This picture and a painting 'Procession in Bali' bought from The Redfern Gallery in 1936 by the Leicester Museum and Art Gallery (L.F33.1936.0.0), seem to be his largest and most important early surviving works.

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