- Lord Methuen 1886–1974
- Ink and watercolour on paper
- Support: 533 x 737 mm
- Purchased 1940
N05168 WHITEHALL PALACE AND BANQUETING HALL 1940
Inscr. ‘Methuen May 1940’ b.l.
Pen and watercolour, 21×29 (53·5×73·5).
Purchased from the artist through the Leicester Galleries (Clarke Fund) 1940.
Exh: Leicester Galleries, May–June 1940 (39).
The site in the foreground is now filled by the large Ministry of Defence offices; its clearance was begun in 1938 but was interrupted by the war.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II