N05708 A TILBURY SHELTER SCENE 1941
Inscr. ‘Moore 41’ b.l.
Pen, chalk, wash and gouache, 16 1/2×15 (42×38).
Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946.
Exh: National War Pictures, National Gallery, 1945, and R.A., October–November 1945 (170); Arts Council, Tate Gallery, 1951 (140).
Repr: Read and Sylvester, I, 1957, p.228; Hodin, 1958, pl.31.
See N05706. The preparatory drawing in one of the Shelter Sketch-Books is inscribed ‘Piles of bricks, figures against them (far end of Tilbury shelter)’ (repr. Editions Poetry London, 1944).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II