T00219 SCHOONER UNDER THE MOON (?) c. 1935–6
Ship's oil paint on cardboard (diamond-shaped with rounded corners) laid on plywood, 11 1/2×11 1/4 (29×29).
Presented by Adrian Stokes 1958.
Coll: Purchased from the artist by Adrian Stokes December 1936.
Exh: Sunday Painters, I.C.A., September–October 1954 (60), as ‘Ship at Night’.
Repr: Sven Berlin, Alfred Wallis, Primitive, 1949, pl.53 (in colour).
Presumably painted c. 1935–6 and, like so many of this artist's pictures, done on an odd scrap of cardboard box with heavy ‘ship's paint’.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II