N04565 SUMMER 1908
Inscr. ‘H. Tonks 1908’ b.r.
Canvas, 37×37 (94×94).
Presented by Mrs F.J. Weldon 1931.
Coll: Judge William Evans; purchased by Mrs Weldon at the Goupil Gallery 1918.
Exh: The Judge Evans Collection, Goupil Gallery, May–June 1918 (135).
Lit: Katharine Everett, Brick and Flowers, 1949, pp.108–9.
Painted at Arfleet, near Corfe Castle, with Katharine Everett and her son Tony as models.
A drawing in watercolour and charcoal of a child's rocking-horse, like the one in this picture but seen in profile, appears in the sketch-book formerly in the possession of C. H. Collins Baker and now in the Tate Gallery library.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II