N03723 STUDY FOR CANADIAN WAR PAINTING c.
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.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I