Jean Marchand 1882-1941
Inscribed 'J. Marchand 1923 [?]'; the last two figures are more or less illegible
Oil on canvas, 39 ½ x 31 7/8 (100.5 x 81)
Presented by Paul Maze 1953
Prov: With Léon Marseille, Paris (purchased from the artist); with Independent Gallery, London; Paul Maze, Treyford
Marchand's dealer Léon Marseille wrote on 29 October 1958 that this picture is called 'Angelina' and was painted in 1923. According to Paul Maze, the model was an Algerian girl who also posed for various other pictures, including 'Maternity', N04417.
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.484, reproduced p.484