Catalogue entry

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).

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