N04839 THE ZODIAC 1925
Inscr. ‘Ernest Procter 25’ b.l.
Canvas, 60×66 (152·5×167·5).
Chantrey Purchase from the Leicester Galleries 1936.
Exh: Paintings by Ernest Procter and Dod Procter, Leicester Galleries, December 1925 (39); International Exhibition, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, October–December 1927 (243, repr.); Leicester Galleries, January 1930 (25); R.A., 1936 (601).
Repr: Royal Academy Illustrated, 1936, p.14.
According to Mrs Dod Procter, her husband ‘was much taken up with the subject and had written several poems about it’ (letter of 12 October 1958). A woodcut called ‘The Zodiac’ was exhibited in Ernest and Dod Procter, Paintings and Drawings, Manchester, August–September 1929 (16).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II