Hedgerow Elms No.2

Margaret L. R. Tudor (b. c. 1885 - Devon 1969)
National Trust Inventory Number 1313526

Category Paintings
Date circa 1900 - 1969 (died)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 395 x 290 mm
Place of origin
Collection A La Ronde, Devon (Accredited Museum)
On show at A La Ronde, Devon, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Hedgerow Elms No.2, by Margaret L. R. Tudor (d. 1969), signed: M L R Tudor, early-mid 20th century. A view of six tall elm trees in full leaf with a hedgrow below to the left and a furrowed field in the foreground. The trees are set against a grey-white cloudy sky. The effect of sunlight from the right is observed and the shadows of the tree trunks fall across the field at the far right. The paint is loosely and thickly applied and the style is impressionistic.

Provenance

Purchased by the National Trust with the house and gardens from Mrs Ursula Tudor Perkins with the help of a grant from the NHMF in 1990

Marks and inscriptions

Lower left: M L R Tudor
Verso: a paper label on the back of the painting bears the artist's name and the address of A La Ronde. Also marked on the label is: £5.5s.

Makers and roles

Margaret L. R. Tudor (b. c. 1885 - Devon 1969), artist

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Record Status

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