Description & Technical information

The present work was part of the first set of the seasons series. In Orovida's catalogue she describes how 'this is the first picture painted in Rowney's Egg Tempera: "I have hithertoo [sic] called bodycolour tempera in this catalogue as my method of bodycolour is more like tempera than bodycolour."

Date:  1936-38
Period:  20th century
Origin:  SPG
Medium: Egg tempera on linen
Signature: Signed and dated lower left Orovida 1936-38
Dimensions: 91.5 x 114.3 cm (36 x 45 inches)
Literature: K L Erickson, Orovida Pissarro: Painter and Print-Maker with A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, (doctoral thesis), Oxford, 1992, Appendices, no. 77 (illustrated)
Exhibitions: London, Redfern Gallery, Ten Years of Work by Orovida, 5th-28th May 1938, no. 17
London, The Leicester Galleries, Orovida, October- November 1973, no. 13