Reproduced from vintage Tate exhibition posters from our archives, these high quality prints showcase the gallery’s unique history and are available exclusively from Tate Online Shop. Includes a white border.
These two exhibitions were on show at the Tate Gallery for six weeks in 1947. The British Council William Blake exhibition having returned from touring in Europe, while Hogarth Turner Constable had recently returned from USA.
Drawing on the collections of the Tate Gallery and Graham Robertson, William Blake included 85 illustrations, prints, watercolours and tempura paintings including Illustrations from the Book of Job, Designs for Dante I-VI, The Flight into Egypt, The Judgment of Solomon and The Vision of Jacob’s Ladder.
Hogarth Turner Constable entitled Masterpieces of English Painting during its overseas tour presented 55 works by these three artists including Weymouth Bay c1819, View at Hamstead Heath c1823 by John Constable, O the Roast Beef of Old England (Calais Gate) 1748, David Garrick and His Wife 1757 by William Hogarth and JMW Turner’s Windsor, Tree Tops and Sky c1807 and Petworth Park: Tillington Church in the Distance 1830-31
Poster reproduced from the Archive original, catalogue reference: TG 106/11
Text on poster reads: Tate Gallery August 20th to September 30th 1947, Hogarth, Constable, Turner, (Including the exhibition recently returned from America & Canada) Blake (including the British Council exhibition recently shown in Paris Antwerp and Zurich) The Tate Gallery, Millbank, SW1, 88 Bus, or any Bus or Tram form Victoria. Open Weekdays 10 - 6 Sundays 2 - 6