Paul Nash
Behind the Inn 1919–22

Artwork details

Paul Nash 1889–1946
Behind the Inn
Date 1919–22
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 635 x 762 mm
frame: 752 x 883 x 76 mm
Acquisition Presented by the Daily Express 1927
Not on display

Catalogue entry

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.

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

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