DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, The fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy 1907, The Art Institute of Chicago, American Art Collection DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, Almina, daughter of Asher Wertheimer 1908, Tate, London, presented by the widow and family of Asher Wertheimer in accordance with his wishes in 1922
Tudor St George TUCKER | Nasturtiums

TUCKER, Tudor St George
England 1862 – England 1906-12-21
Australia 1881-87, France 1887-92, Australia 1892-99, England from 1899
Nasturtiums c.1903
oil on canvas
101.0 (h) x 71.6 (w) cm
signed l.r., incised in oil paint "T.S.G. Tucker", not dated.
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
NGA 1976.362

Painted around 1903, Nasturtiums shows Tucker’s sensitive appreciation of the effects of natural light and colour. Constructing a scene of a couple relaxing outdoors, Tucker turned the focus of the work onto the interplay between the light and the small courtyard.

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