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).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I