Henry Moore OM, CH

Shelterers in the Tube

1941

On display at Tate Britain

Artist
Henry Moore OM, CH 1898–1986
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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