Catalogue entry

T03265 SELF-PORTRAIT 1932

 

On reverse: three standing figures, oil
Inscribed ‘Bomberg 32’ top right
Oil on board, 23 3/4 × 20 (60.5 × 51)
Presented in memory of David Bomberg by Mr and Mrs J. Newmark through the CAS 1981
Prov: Mrs Lilian Bomberg

One of a large number of self-portraits painted at 10 Fordwych Road, where Bomberg had moved in 1929. The painting on the reverse is unfinished and indistinct, but shows three standing figures facing to the right, the centre one possibly a female nude, and is coloured predominantly red.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984