T03353 THE BABY DIANA 1937
Oil on canvas, 19 1/2 × 15 7/8 (50.2 × 40.4)
Presented by Mrs D. Davies-Rees 1982
Repr: William Lipke, David Bomberg, 1967, pl.IX in colour
Diana was the daughter of David Bomberg by his second wife Lilian, and was born in Ronda, Spain, in May 1935. This portrait study was painted directly, without preliminary drawing, in London. Another, smaller horizontal portrait of Diana (11 1/4 × 15in.) painted at the same time is in a private collection, and is signed and dated 1937. Later portraits of her are in the collection of Mrs D. Davies-Rees (1942) and the Arts Council (1943).
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984