Modern British Art by John Wheatley: The Rock Pool, circa 1914 |





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John Wheatley:
The Rock Pool, circa 1914

Framed (ref: 513)
Oil on panel, 12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm.)

Tags: Impressionnists

Provenance: Grosvenor Gallery; D. Carnegie; D. Carrington; Michael Whitehall
Exhibited: Grosvenor Gallery [date unknown]

The setting is possibly Studland Bay in Dorset, where the artist is known to have painted.Technically and stylistically it is close to panels painted by Wheatley during the First World War in the collection of the Imperial War Museum. The painting bears a pre-war, unidentified printed label on the reverse:

We are grateful to Philip Athill for his assistance.

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