Catalogue entry

N03184 THE OFFERING c. 1908


Inscr. ‘J. Havard Thomas del.’ b.r.
Pencil, 26×22 1/2 (66×57); the paper has been joined across 4 1/4 (10·7) from bottom.
Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1917.
Coll: Presented to the Contemporary Art Society by Sir Michael Sadler 1911.
Exh: Carfax & Co., November 1909 (30), as ‘The Offering (Study for a Bas-relief: drawing)’; C.A.S., Loan Exhibition, Manchester, winter 1911 (214); C.A.S., First Public Exhibition in London, Goupil Gallery, April 1913 (68); C.A.S., Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings, Grosvenor House, June–July 1923 (186).

A study for the marble bas-relief exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1908 (1929). An earlier work entitled ‘The Offering’ was exhibited at the Leicester Galleries, 1922 (58), where it was dated 1904 and described as a ‘plaster bronzed’. Drawings for ‘The Offering’ were also shown at the Leicester Galleries in 1922 (70) and at the Beaux Arts Gallery, 1936 (41).

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