- William Scott 1913–1989
- Oil paint on canvas
- Support: 559 x 762 mm
frame: 752 x 960 x 100 mm
- Purchased 1954
N06245 MACKEREL ON A PLATE 1951–2
Canvas, 22×30 (56×76).
Purchased from the St George's Gallery (Kerr Fund) 1954.
Coll: Purchased from the artist by Basil Jonzen on behalf of the St George's Gallery 1954.
Exh: The Renaissance of the Fish, Roland, Browse and Delbanco, October–November 1953 (52); Some Trends in English Painting, St George's Gallery, November–December 1954 (no catalogue).
The painting was begun in February 1951 and completed in September 1952 (letter from Basil Jonzen, 24 December 1954).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II