N06133 FLOWERS 1943
Inscr. ‘Bomberg 43’ b.r.
Canvas, 36×28 1/4 (91·5×72).
Presented by the artist's wife and family 1952.
Exh: London Group, October–November 1943 (148).
Repr: John Rothenstein, The Tate Gallery, 1962, p.258.
Painted in 1943 at Queen's Gate Mews where the artist was then living.
Intended for presentation to the U.S.S.R. with other works from artists in 1943, but the scheme fell through (letter from Mrs Bomberg, 3 January 1953). Another picture entitled ‘Flowers 1943’ was lent by Mrs Bomberg to the Arts Council exhibition, 1958 (38).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I