Edward Le Bas

The Tea Table

1947–8

Medium
Oil paint on board
Dimensions
Support: 667 x 559 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1948
Reference
N05860

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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