Decision details

OD-17-27 Loan of art to the Garden Museum, London

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This decision relates to a loan request from the following:


Garden Museum, London (LO.2018.2)


This is a request for five works – four by Cedric Morris and one by Glyn Morgan – for a temporary exhibition entitled ‘Cedric Morris: Artist and Gardener’. This is the first major show of loaned works following the Garden Museum’s re-development project and will be the first in a series of exhibitions that studies in detail artists and their gardens.




To loan the works of:


Cedric Morris (1889-1982) (4):

·         Pound Farm, 1933, oil on canvas (R.201.17.2

·         Gutted School, 1936, oil on canvas (R.2010.17.3)

·         Wartime Garden, 1944, oil on canvas (R.2010.17.4)

·         Benton End, 1947, oil on canvas (R.2010.17.5)


Glyn Morgan (b. 1926), ‘Cedric Morris in his Garden’ 1957, oil on board (R.1992-59)


Loan commences: 2 April 2018

Loan ends: 31 July 2018


To enable the Ipswich collections to contribute to a London-based exhibition and to continue the Museum Service’s partnership working with a network of cultural organisations.

Publication date: 05/10/2017

Date of decision: 08/09/2017

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