T00159 PORTUGUESE CANNON, MAZAGAN, MOROCCO 1953
Inscr. ‘John Minton 1953’ b.r.
Canvas, 60×45 (152×114·5).
Presented by the Royal College of Art in memory of the artist 1957.
Exh: Fifty Years of British Art, Bradford, March–June 1954 (21); on loan to the R.C.A., 1954–7; Arts Council, October–November 1958 (25).
Minton visited Morocco in 1952 and exhibited a group of watercolours of Moroccan subjects, including one with the same title, at the Lefevre Gallery in December 1953.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II