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Mrs. Victor Gollancz, by whom purchased at the 1936 exhibition.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 18 July 1973, lot 79, where acquired by James Kirkman on behalf of the present owner.
Exhibition catalogue, Stanley Spencer, Religious Paintings, Cardiff, Arts Council, 1965, p. 17, no. 8, illustrated.
K. Pople, Stanley Spencer: A Biography, London, 1991, pp. 216-7.
K. Bell, Stanley Spencer A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings, London, 1992, pp. 69, 410, no. 95, illustrated.
London, Arthur Tooth, Stanley Spencer, June - July 1936, no. 27.
Leeds, Temple Newsam House, Paintings and Drawings by Stanley Spencer, July 1947, no. 13.
London, Tate Gallery, Stanley Spencer: A Retrospective Exhibition, November 1955, no. 19.
Worthing, Art Gallery, Sir Stanley Spencer, R.A., September - October 1961, no. 6.
Plymouth, City Museum and Art Gallery, Sir Stanley Spencer, C.B.E., R.A., July - August 1963, no. 8.
Cardiff, Arts Council Welsh Committee, Llandaff Cathedral, Stanley Spencer, Religious Paintings, June 1965, no. 8: this exhibition travelled to Bangor, Art Gallery, July 1965; Haverfordwest, St Mary's Hall, July - August 1965; and Swansea, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, August - September 1965.