In a Wood

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Tom Nash studied from 1908 to 1911 at the Slade School of Fine Art in London and followed in a British tradition of figurative painting. In his paintings he often represented scenes of peaceful and innocent life in the countryside, using broad brushstrokes to evoke the forms in a reduced palette. In this case, he concentrates on some well-dressed middle-class women and children in a light and sunny wood, preparing a picnic.

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford



In a Wood




oil on paper, mounted on cardboard


H 28.4 x W 27.8 cm

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Presented by Thomas Balston, 1959

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