Pencil and ink on paper 508 x 381 (20 x 15)
Inscribed on back in pencil ‘1’ t.l., ‘49’ t.r.
Purchased from the artist, 1996
The artist, purchased through England & Co., London, 1996
Elisabeth Collins, England & Co., London, Sept.-Oct. 1996 (54, as ‘The Prophecy’)
The Prophecy was made in essentially the same way and at about the same time as Another World (Tate Gallery T07194), while Collins was living at Dartington Hall in Devon. The same paper was used for both drawings, as well as for The Fool, c.1940 (private collection),and the artist has recalled that a supply was available in the Dartington art classes led by Hein Heckroth and Cecil Collins after 1939…