T00590 TAKE FIVE 1962
Inscr. ‘Antony Donaldson - Take 5’ on back of canvas and on stretcher.
Canvas, 60×60 (152·5×152·5).
Purchased from the artist through the Rowan Gallery (Grant-in-Aid) 1963.
Exh: Rowan Gallery, May 1963 (3).
A painting influenced by popular imagery and modern poster technique, it shows a succession of figures, as in the stills of a ciné-film, and is one of a series of pictures of ‘pin-up’ girls included in the same exhibition. Two others, ‘Where the boys are’ and ‘Three Pictures of you’, were reproduced in the catalogue.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I