Catalogue entry

N05710 PALE SHELTER SCENE 1941

Not inscribed.
Pen, chalk, watercolour and gouache, 19×17 (48·5×43).
Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946.
Exh: Britain at War, New York, and Canadian and U.S. tour, 1941–4 (repr. p.70); Modern Drawings, New York and U.S. tour, 1944–5 (repr. p.81).
Repr: Read, 1944, pl.184b.

See N05706. Based on two drawings in the Shelter Sketch-Books, one inscribed ‘Platform scenes of sleeping people’ (repr. Editions Poetry London, 1944, the uninscribed one in colour).

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