N05169 THE TATE GALLERY FROM THE SURREY SIDE 1940
Inscr. ‘Tate Gallery Millbank. 26 June 1940’ b.l. and ‘Methuen’ b.r.
Pencil, pen and watercolour, 12 3/4×19 (32·5×48).
Presented by the artist 1940.
Painted in June 1940 at the suggestion of the Director as a record for the Tate Gallery (see also Schwabe, N05207). In the foreground the emergency war-time bridge is under construction.c
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II