N02894 KENSINGTON INTERIOR 1912
Inscr. ‘Frank L. Emanuel 1912’ b.r.
Canvas, 46×35 3/4 (117×91).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1912.
Exh: R.A., 1912 (104).
Repr: Studio, LXXXII, 1921, p. 194.
The interior is the hall of 67 Ladbroke Grove, London, W.11, the house which belonged to the artist's parents and where he lived from about 1890 until about 1920. A drawing of the interior, done from the same spot as the picture, was reproduced in various periodicals when the painting was first exhibited.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I