Edward Le Bas Saloon Bar 1940

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Artwork details

Artist
Edward Le Bas 1904–1966
Title
Saloon Bar
Date 1940
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 883 x 1099 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1940
Reference
N05334
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05334 SALOON BAR 1940
 
Inscr. ‘E le Bas’ b.r. and on stretcher ‘E le Bas 53 Bedford Square. W.C.1. “Saloon Bar” No. 1’.
Canvas, 34 3/4×43 1/4 (88×110).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1940.
Exh: R.A., 1940 (117).
Repr: Royal Academy Illustrated, 1940, p.107.

Painted in 1940 in the artist's studio in Bedford Square from studies made in a Knightsbridge pub during the first months of the 1939–45 war (letter from the artist, 27 December 1955).

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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