T00299 Woman with a Hat 1940
Inscribed 'Adler' b.r.
Oil on millboard, 12 1/4 x 9 7/8 (31 x 25)
Presented by Mr and Mrs Alexander Margulies 1959
Prov: Mr and Mrs Alexander Margulies, London (purchased from the artist)
Exh: Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Jankel Adler 1895-1949, Arts Council, London, November-December 1951 (10); New Painting in Glasgow 1940-46, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, July-August 1968 (1); Scottish Arts Council Gallery, Glasgow, September 1968 (1); Art Gallery and Regional Museum, Aberdeen, October 1968 (1); Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, October-November 1968 (1)
The donor recalls that this was one of several small pictures which Adler painted while taking refuge in air-raid shelters - he was bored, and there was no opportunity to work on a larger scale.
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p., reproduced p.