N06211 WOMAN WITH LEAPING CAT 1945
Inscr. ‘Colquhoun’ b.r.
Canvas, 30×24 (76×61).
Purchased from the Redfern Gallery (Cleve Fund) 1954.
Coll: Purchased by Oswald Falk from the Lefevre Gallery 1946; Redfern Gallery.
Exh: Fifteen Recent Paintings, Lefevre Gallery, February 1946 (22); British Contemporary Painters, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, and U.S. tour, 1946–7 (11, repr.); British Council, Five Contemporary British Painters, Canada tour, 1952–3 (2); Abstract, Cubist, Formalist, Surrealist, Redfern Gallery, April–May 1954 (338); Whitechapel Art Gallery, March–May 1958 (36, repr. in colour).
Repr: Studio, CXXXIV, 1947, p.43; Tate Gallery Report 1954–55, 1955.
One of a series of similar subjects. A ‘Seated Woman and Cat’, 1946, belongs to the Arts Council and was exhibited at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, March–May 1958 (37, repr. pl.6); there was a monotype ‘Woman with Cat’, 1945, in the same exhibition (196).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I