Not on display
- Wyndham Lewis 1882–1957
- Oil paint on canvas
- Support: 1143 × 857 mm
frame: 1259 × 973 × 63 mm
- Purchased 1957
T00135 A CANADIAN WAR FACTORY 1943
Canvas, 45×33 3/4 (114×85·5).
Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946 but not delivered until 1957.
Lit: Letters, 1963, pp.323 n., 350, 363.
Wyndham Lewis spent the years 1939–45 in Canada and the U.S.A.; this work was painted in 1943 and shows brass-founding in a factory at Toronto. Presented to the Tate Gallery in 1946, it was retained by the artist for reworking.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I