N05262 THE MANTELPIECE 1939
Inscr. ‘AGJ 1939’ b.r.
Canvas, 16×20 (41×51).
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1941.
Painted in Essex near Finchingfield at Mrs Drysdale's farm and a reflection of the scene: ‘hence I hope the rather interesting greenish tone’ (letter from the artist, December 1957).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I