N04259 BEHIND THE INN 1919–22
Inscr. ‘Paul Nash 1922’ b.r.
Canvas, 25×30 (63·5×76).
Presented by the Daily Express 1927.
Exh: N.E.A.C., January 1923 (17); ‘Daily Express’ Young Artists Exhibition, R.B.A. Galleries, June 1927 (196).
Repr: L'Amour de l'Art, XV, 1934, p.461; Tate Gallery Illustrations, British School, 1938, p.105.
Although the painting is dated 1922 the photograph in the collection made by the artist's wife and now in the V. & A. Library bears the date 1919–22. This work, one of a number painted during this period of scenes in and around Whiteleaf, near Princes Risborough, shows the view from the Red Lion.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II