- Rodney J. Burn 1899–1984
- Ink and watercolour on paper
- Support: 495 × 279 mm
- Purchased 1927
N04242 THE PICK-A-BACK c. 1925
Inscr. ‘R. J. Burn’ b.r.
Pen and wash, 19 1/2×11 (49×28).
Purchased from the artist through the N.E.A.C. (Duveen Drawings Fund) 1927.
Exh: N.E.A.C., spring 1927 (247).
Repr: Studio, XCV, 1928, p.83.
A squared-up study made about 1925 for ‘The Flight into Egypt’, formerly in the Collection of Sir Augustus Daniel (letter from the artist, 25 October 1953).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I