David Bomberg

Study for Canadian War Painting

c.1918–9

Artist
David Bomberg 1890–1957
Medium
Chalk and ink on paper
Dimensions
Frame: 542 x 455 x 20 mm
image: 395 x 316 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1923
Reference
N03723

Not on display

Catalogue entry

N03723 STUDY FOR CANADIAN WAR PAINTING c. 1918–19
 
Not inscribed.
Pen and wash, 15 1/2×12 1/2 (39·5×32).
Purchased from the artist (Duveen Drawings Fund) 1923.
Exh: Arts Council, September–October 1958 and provincial tour (59).

A study for the large picture ‘Sappers at work: A Canadian Tunnelling Company. Hill 60, St Eloi’, commissioned in 1918 and now in the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. This drawing is discussed in the entry for T00319, a full-scale oil study for the painting.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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