Lord Methuen Whitehall Palace and Banqueting Hall 1940

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Artwork details

Artist
Lord Methuen 1886–1974
Title
Whitehall Palace and Banqueting Hall
Date 1940
Medium Ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 533 x 737 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1940
Reference
N05168
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05168 WHITEHALL PALACE AND BANQUETING HALL 1940

Inscr. ‘Methuen May 1940’ b.l.
Pen and watercolour, 21×29 (53·5×73·5).
Purchased from the artist through the Leicester Galleries (Clarke Fund) 1940.
Exh: Leicester Galleries, May–June 1940 (39).

The site in the foreground is now filled by the large Ministry of Defence offices; its clearance was begun in 1938 but was interrupted by the war.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II

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