N05133 THE INVALID 1934
Canvas, 20×16 (51×40·5).
Purchased from the artist at the Ashmolean Museum (Knapping Fund) 1940.
Exh: C.A.S., Younger British Painters, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1939 (51).
The picture was painted in 1934 at 11 Pond Cottages, Dulwich Village, where the artist was living from 1931 to 1938. The sitter was his mother, who at that time had become a permanent invalid.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I