N05103 CROCK AND COTTAGE LOAF NO. 2 1931
Inscr. ‘DSM’ b.l.
Canvas, 14×11 (35·5×28).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1940.
Exh: N.E.A.C., November–December 1931 (123); Empire Exhibition, Palace of Arts, Glasgow, May–October 1938 (105); United Artists, R.A., January–March 1940 (177).
That this painting was the ‘Crock and Cottage Loaf No.2’ exhibited at the N.E.A.C. in 1931 is confirmed by a label on the back. A ‘Crock and Cottage Loaf’, the putative No.1, had already been included in a mixed exhibition at the Imperial Gallery of Art, March–June 1931 (175), and was presumably that shown at Sheffield, January–June 1938 (41), in an exhibition overlapping in time the one at Glasgow, of which there is again a label on the back of the Tate Gallery picture.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II