N03218 A YOUNG BRETON 1917
Inscr. ‘Glyn Philpot’ b.l.
Canvas, 50×40 (127×101·5).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1917.
Exh: R.A., 1917 (258); Tate Gallery, July–August 1938 (West Corridor, unnumbered).
Repr: Sewter, 1951, pl.28.
Sewter, loc. cit., dates this picture 1917. There is another picture of the same young man, full face, entitled ‘Guillaume Rolland, a Young Breton’, in the Art Gallery of Toronto, Canada, which was probably painted about the same time as the Tate picture.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II