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Henry Scott Tuke, R.A., R.W.S. (1858-1929)
Henry Scott Tuke, R.A., R.W.S. (1858-1929)

The sunbathers

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Henry Scott Tuke, R.A., R.W.S. (1858-1929)
The sunbathers
signed and dated 'H.S. TUKE 1921' (lower left)
pencil and watercolour on paper
10 1/8 x 14 3/8 in. (25.7 x 36.5 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Phillips, London, 25 March 1986, lot 6.

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The present watercolour illustrates Tuke's impressionist painterly approach to plein air painting, evident in the sea, sky and rocks, combined with his adherence to realism and classical form, in his depiction of the figures.

We are grateful to Catherine Wallace for her help in preparing this catalogue entry.
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