Catalogue entry

N05208 TWO SEATED FIGURES 1940

Inscr. ‘Moore 40’ b.r.
Pen, wash, chalk and gouache, 7 1/8×10 5/8 (18×27).

Purchased from the artist (Knapping Fund) 1940.

Lit: Sylvester in Britain Today, November 1948, p.33.
Repr: Read, 1944, pl.169a; Read and Sylvester, I, 1957, p.225.

N05208 and N05209 are examples of a number of drawings of seated women executed shortly before and anticipating the shelter drawings (see N05706N05713); one drawing of ‘Seated Figures’ was exhibited at the Leicester Galleries, February 1940 (104).

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