N05368 VIEW FROM TERRACE: ASHDOWN FOREST 1938–41
Canvas, 32×169 1/2 (81×431).
Presented by Mrs John D. Cowen 1942.
Exh: Leicester Galleries, March 1942 (146); Ivon Hitchens, Henry Moore, Temple Newsam, Leeds, April–June 1945 (18).
Designed for a loggia at Moatlands Park, near East Grinstead, Sussex, then the home of Mr and Mrs Cecil Harris (see N04923). The donor is their daughter.
It was begun in London in 1938 and finished at Lavington Common in 1941. A large oil study belongs to the artist.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I