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- Watercolour and graphite on board
- Support: 248 x 346 mm
- Presented by Geoffrey Blackwell 1919
N03522 WILMINGTON BARN 1917
Inscr. ‘DSM’ b.l. and, on back of mount, ‘D S MacColl A Barn (Wilmington Priory) 1917’.
Pencil and watercolour on cardboard, 9 3/4×13 5/8 (25×34·5).
Presented by Sir Robert Witt through the National Art-Collections Fund 1920.
Exh: (?) N.E.A.C., winter 1917–18 (214), as ‘A Barn’, or (190), as ‘Wilmington Priory’; Tate Gallery, August 1950.
The cardboard has been discoloured to a rich brown where exposed to the light. Another drawing of ‘The Barn at Wilmington’ was exhibited at the Grosvenor Galleries, winter 1923 (119). Wilmington is near Eastbourne.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II