22 November 2002
Henry Scott Tuke, R.A. (1858-1929)
Portrait of Ida Hamilton
signed, inscribed and dated 'H.S.TUKE/FALMOUTH. MARCH 1909.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
23½ x 16½ in. (59.6 x 41.9 cm.)
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B.D. Price, The Registers of Henry Scott Tuke, Falmouth, 1983, R613.
London, Royal Academy, 1909, no. 521.
London, Fine Art Society, Spring 1988, May 1988, no. 33.
The present work was painted at the artist's studio at Swanpool, and had been commissioned by the sitter as a wedding gift to her future husband, Hugh Flower.
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