N06181 DANCERS c. 1910–11
Oil on wood, 21×26 (53×66).
Bequeathed by Sir Edward Marsh through the Contemporary Art Society 1953.
Coll: Purchased from the artist by Adrian Stephen and sold soon after to Edward Marsh.
Exh: (?) C.A.S., Paintings and Drawings, Grosvenor House, June–July 1923 (144); N.E.A.C. Retrospective Exhibition, January–February 1925 (109), and Manchester, April–May 1925 (137); Paul Guillaume Gallery, February–March 1929 (3); Anthology of English Painting, 1900–1931, French Gallery, November 1931 (16); Venice Biennale, 1932 (British Pavilion, 29 or 35); British Council, Empire Exhibition, Johannesburg, 1936 (445, repr.); Franco-British Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Melbourne Herald, Melbourne, 1939 (160); The Collection of the late Sir Edward Marsh, Leicester Galleries, May 1953 (61); Tate Gallery, May–June 1959 (15).
Repr: Studio, XCVII, 1929, p.178.
Painted c. 1910–11 at Fitzroy Square. A later version, larger in scale (27×36 in.) but less finished, was in the Second Post-Impressionist Exhibition, October–December 1912 (81), and was bought by Hilton Young (later Lord Kennet of the Dene); it now belongs to his son.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I
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