N06039 GIRL WITH A WHITE DOG 1950–1
Inscr. ‘1950–51’ on back.
Canvas, 30×40 (76×102).
Purchased from the artist (Knapping Fund) 1952.
Exh: Hanover Gallery, May 1952 (2), lent by the Tate Gallery; Venice Biennale, 1954 (British Pavilion, 79).
The sitter was the artist's first wife Kathleen, daughter of Epstein and Kathleen Garman. She appears in many of his early pictures.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I