Catalogue entry

T00135 A CANADIAN WAR FACTORY 1943
 
Not inscribed.
Canvas, 45×33 3/4 (114×85·5).
Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946 but not delivered until 1957.
Lit: Letters, 1963, pp.323 n., 350, 363.

Wyndham Lewis spent the years 1939–45 in Canada and the U.S.A.; this work was painted in 1943 and shows brass-founding in a factory at Toronto. Presented to the Tate Gallery in 1946, it was retained by the artist for reworking.

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