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