T02322 RELATED FORMS 1937
Inscribed ‘J. Dismorr’ b.r.
Gouache on millboard, 21 7/8 × 25 7/8 (55.5 × 65.7)
Presented by Quentin Stevenson in memory of Catherina Giles and R.H.M. Ody 1978
Prov: Bequeathed by the artist to R. H. M. Ody; Jonathan Ody; Quentin Stevenson
Exh: Jessica Dismorr, Mayor Gallery, April–May 1965 (catalogue number unknown, but between 34 & 39); Jessica Dismorr and her Circle, Archer Gallery, February 1972 (32); Thirties, Hayward Gallery, October 1979-January 1980 (6.31, repr.)
Repr: Axis, No. 8, ‘Early Winter’ 1937, p.25
In 1937, works by Dismorr titled ‘Related Forms’ were included in the exhibition ‘Unity of Artists for Peace, Democracy and Cultural Development’, 41 Grosvenor Square, London, April–May (73) and at the London Group in November (306), but it is not known if either of these was the Tate's work. As many as six works with (or given) this title were included in the Dismorr exhibition at the Mayor Gallery, April–May 1965. Neither the extent nor the defining characteristics of the ‘Related Forms’ series are known…