Catalogue entry


Inscr. ‘McBryde [sic]’ b.r.
Canvas, 21×27 3/4 (53×70·5); painted over another, originally larger, composition.
Purchased from the Crane Kalman Gallery (Cleve Fund) 1958.
Coll: Feliks Topolski; Crane Gallery, Manchester, 1954.
Exh: Recent Paintings by Ben Nicholson, ... Robert MacBryde and Julian Trevelyan, Lefevre Gallery, February 1946 (39); Abstract, Cubist, Formalist, Sur-Realist, Redfern Gallery, April–May 1954 (388); Summer Exhibition, Redfern Gallery, July–August 1954 (271); Summer Exhibition, Crane Gallery, Manchester, 1957 (no catalogue); French and English Pictures from the Crane Gallery, Liverpool, winter 1957 (no catalogue); on view in Crane Kalman Gallery during 1958.
Repr: Sir John Rothenstein, British Art since 1900, 1962, pl.149.

Painted in October 1944 (letter from the artist, 30 October 1958).

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