Edward Wadsworth


La Rochelle 1923

tempera on canvas laid on board

25 x 35 ins (63.5 x 88.9 cm)



New English Art Club, 1923

Camden Arts Centre and Bradford Art Gallery & Museum, Edward Wadsworth: a genius of Industrial England 1889-1949, 1989-90, no.81, illustrated in the catalogue, p. 53

This brilliant painting is in many respects the most remarkable picture in the exhibition, being a particularly happy and successful example of the clear-ringing Neo-Realism which appears to be the logical outcome of Cubism applied to vision – Frank Rutter, Sunday Times, 30 December 1923