T00313 E.O.W. NUDE 1953–4
Canvas, 20×30 1/4 (51×77). The back of the canvas is covered with paint.
Purchased from the Beaux Arts Gallery (Knapping Fund) 1959.
Exh: Summer Exhibition, Beaux Arts Gallery, July–September 1955 (6); Beaux Arts Gallery, January 1956 (20).
The artist wrote (2 December 1959) that this nude was started in May 1953 and finished February 1954. There are two similar pictures of the same subject. A small sketch in the collection of the artist Leon Kossof and another larger version in a private collection in the U.S.A.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I