Edward Le Bas
The Tea Table 1947–8

Artwork details

Edward Le Bas 1904–1966
The Tea Table
Date 1947–8
Medium Oil paint on board
Dimensions Support: 667 x 559 mm
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1948
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05860 THE TEA TABLE 1947–8
Inscr. ‘E le Bas’ b.r. and on reverse ‘E le Bas The Tea Table No. 1’.
Oil on hardboard, 26 1/4×22 (66·5×56).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1948.
Exh: R.A., 1948 (6).
Repr: Royal Academy Illustrated, 1948, p.38.

Painted in the winter of 1947–8 in the artist's studio, 49 Glebe Place, Chelsea, directly from the model Kathleen Baker (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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