Tuke, Henry Scott, RA RWS (1858-1929): Study for the Message - Mrs Fouracre, signed and dated 1890, oil on panel, 28 x 20 cms. Purchased in 1997 with grant-aid from the NACF, V & A Purchase Grant Fund, Cornwall Heritage Fund and a donation from George Bednar.
Mrs Elizabeth Jane Fouracre (1857-1916) nee Vandersluys was Tuke's housekeeper from 1885 until she died.
This work is catalogued in Tuke's registers as: R128 Mrs Fouracre N: Study for large telegram picture (R152) 3/4 length April '90. Sold about 12 T. Harris's of Plymouth. East Devon and Cornwall Exhibition Plymouth 91.