Menton is along the coast from Nice in the south of France. The specific site in this painting has not been identified.

An inscription on the back of the canvas, 'Janvier 1906' (January 1906), probably refers to the date when the canvas was supplied rather than the execution of the painting.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1819 - 1916
Full title
Olive Trees at Menton
Date made
1907
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
99.7 x 81.3 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
Presented by H. Arthur Robinson to the Tate Gallery in memory of R.H. Tripp, 1923; transferred, 1956
Inventory number
NG3808
Location in Gallery