N04558 THE MOUNTAIN BACKGROUND, GERONA 1926 (?)
Inscr. ‘M Bone’ b.r.
Pen and watercolour, 9 1/4×14 (23·5×35·5).
Purchased from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. (Clarke Fund) 1930.
Exh: Spain, Colnaghi, October–November 1930 (26, repr.).
Repr: Artwork, No.24, 1930, p.292.
The artist, together with his wife Gertrude Bone, made repeated visits to Spain over a number of years, preparing the de luxe publication Old Spain of 1936 (see Gertrude Bone, Days in Old Spain, 1938). This drawing was perhaps made during a visit to Gerona in 1926.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I