- Ambrose McEvoy 1878–1927
- Oil paint on canvas
- Support: 762 x 635 mm
Frame: 987 x 865 x 112 mm
- Presented by C.L. Rutherston 1917
On loan to: Museu Calouste Gulbenkian (Lisbon, Portugal)
Exhibition: Beyond the Mirror
N03176 THE EAR-RING c. 1911
Inscr. ‘McEvoy’ b.r.
Canvas, 30×25 (76×63·5).
Presented by C. L. Rutherston 1917.
Exh: N.E.A.C., winter 1911 (22), as ‘The ear-ring picture’; R.A., Late Members, winter 1928 (542).
Lit: Johnson, 1919, I, p.3, repr. pl.19; ‘Wigs’, 1923, p.63, repr. p.17.
Repr: Gleadowe, 1924, pl.8; Sir Joseph Duveen, Thirty Years of British Art, 1930, p.29.
Two studies for this picture were exhibited at the R.A., winter 1928 (423, watercolour, lent by Geoffrey Blackwell, and 448, chalk, lent by Mrs Claude Johnson); the first is repr. Johnson, 1919, II, pl.108. See also N03175.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II