Catalogue entry

N03231 PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST 1909

Inscr. ‘Henry Tonks 1909’ b.l.
Canvas, 31 3/4×23 1/2 (81×59·5).
Presented by Hugh Hammersley through the National Art-Collections Fund 1917.
Coll: Hugh Hammersley by 1911.
Exh: Coronation Exhibition, Shepherd's Bush, 1911 (787); Tate Gallery, October–November 1936 (22).
Lit: Hone, 1939, pp.81 and 85.
Repr: Studio, XLIX, 1910, p.3; Apollo, 111, 1926, facing p.1 (in colour); Studio, CXIII, 1937, p.84.

Painted when the artist was living at 88 Edith Grove, S.W.10; shortly afterwards, in the winter of 1910–11, he moved to The Vale, Chelsea.

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