- Derek Hill 1916–2000
- Oil paint on canvas
- Support: 635 x 743 mm
- Purchased 1962
T00499 LANCASHIRE SLATE QUARRY 1961
Inscr. ‘DH’ (in circle) b.r. and on the back ‘Lancashire Slate Quarry 61’.
Canvas, 25×29 1/4 (63·5×74).
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1962.
Exh: Whitechapel Art Gallery, November–December 1961 (243).
The quarry is called the Burlington Slate Quarry; it is owned by Richard Cavendish and the picture was painted in April 1961.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I