Peter de Francia born 1921
T04141 Disparates (A Little Night Music) 1969
Charcoal on paper 775 x 571 (30 1/2 x 22 1/2)
Inscribed ‘de Francia 67' b.l.
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1986
Exh: Peter de Francia, New Art Centre, Summer 1978 (no cat.)
See entry on T04140">T04140, which is a painting taken from another of the same series of ‘Disparates' drawings. In several of Goya's ‘Disparates' prints there is a background of spectators. The artist commented on this drawing: ‘terrible things happen and no one takes any notice.'
The Tate Gallery 1984-86: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions Including Supplement to Catalogue of Acquisitions 1982-84, Tate Gallery, London 1988, p.136