Rodney J. Burn
The Pick-a-Back c.1925

Artwork details

Rodney J. Burn 1899–1984
The Pick-a-Back
Date c.1925
Medium Ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 495 x 279 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1927
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Catalogue entry

N04242 THE PICK-A-BACK c. 1925
Inscr. ‘R. J. Burn’ b.r.
Pen and wash, 19 1/2×11 (49×28).
Purchased from the artist through the N.E.A.C. (Duveen Drawings Fund) 1927.
Exh: N.E.A.C., spring 1927 (247).
Repr: Studio, XCV, 1928, p.83.

A squared-up study made about 1925 for ‘The Flight into Egypt’, formerly in the Collection of Sir Augustus Daniel (letter from the artist, 25 October 1953).

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

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