- Crayon and watercolour on paper
- Support: 333 x 352 mm
- Bequeathed by J.R. Holliday 1927
N04333 REPAIRING THE SAIL c. 1923
Inscr. ‘Henry Rushbury.’ b.l.
Black crayon and wash on buff paper, 13 1/8×13 7/8 (33·5×35).
Bequeathed by J. R. Holliday 1927.
Coll: Purchased by J. R. Holliday from the artist.
Drawn c. 1923 at the French port of La Rochelle. The artist used to spend about six months sketching abroad every year, and on his return Mr Holliday would have first choice of his production and usually bought a number of drawings before any were exhibited.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II
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