Not on display
N05338 FREE SPEECH 1940
Inscr. ‘Grace Golden’ b.r.
Canvas, 15 1/2×21 3/4 (39×55).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1940.
Exh: R.A., 1940 (443).
Painted in 1940. The scene is in Hyde Park near Marble Arch where orators hold forth. The woman speaker in the foreground belonged to a sect called the Pillar of Fire (letter from the artist, 13 August 1957).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I