Henry Moore OM, CH Shelterers in the Tube 1941

Artwork details

Artist
Henry Moore OM, CH 1898–1986
Title
Shelterers in the Tube
Date 1941
Medium Graphite, ink, watercolour and crayon on paper
Dimensions Support: 380 x 568 mm
frame: 650 x 817 x 35 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the War Artists Advisory Committee 1946
Reference
N05712

Catalogue entry

N05712 SHELTERERS IN THE TUBE 1941

Inscr. ‘Moore 41’ b.r.
Pen, chalk, watercolour and gouache, 15×22 (38×56).
Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946.
Exh: National War Pictures, Australia and New Zealand, 1941.
Repr: Read, 1944, pl.186; V. & A., Twentieth Century British Water-Colours, 1958, pl.32.

See N05706. Based on a drawing in the Shelter Sketch-Books (repr. Editions Poetry London, 1944).

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

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