Not on display
N05556 THE ROUNDABOUT 1923
Canvas, 20 1/2×18 (52×46).
Chantrey Purchased from the Leicester Galleries 1944.
Coll: Purchased by Sir Michael Sadler from the artist.
Exh: Selected Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture from the Collection of the late Sir Michael Sadler, Leicester Galleries, January–February 1944 (81).
Lit: Collis, 1962, p.84.
Repr: Wilenski, 1924, pl.27.
Painted about 1923 at Hampstead, when the artist was working in Henry Lamb's studio on the top floor of the Vale Hotel, Vale of Health. The windows of the studio overlooked the fairground.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II
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