Paul Nash (1889-1946)
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Paul Nash (1889-1946)

Cumulus Head

Details
Paul Nash (1889-1946)
Cumulus Head
signed 'Paul Nash' (lower right)
watercolour and crayon, shaped
13½ x 20¾ in. (34.3 x 52.8 cm.)
Executed circa 1944.
Provenance
Margaret Nash.
Lord Eccles, 1958.
with Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, where purchased by the present owner in 1964.
Literature
P. Nash, Aerial Flowers, Oxford, 1947, p. 8, illustrated.
A. Bertram, Paul Nash: A Portrait of an Artist, London, 1955, p. 296.
The Burlington Magazine, June 1964, illustrated.
A. Causey, Paul Nash, London, 1980, p. 466, no. 1189.
Exhibited
New York, Buchholz Gallery, Contemporary British Artists: Ivon Hitchens, Henry Moore, Paul Nash, John Piper, Ceri Richards, Graham Sutherland, John Tunnard , March - April 1945, no. 14.
Sheffield, Graves Art Gallery, A Supplementary Collection to the Paul Nash Memorial Exhibition, June 1948, no. 8.
Oxford, Oxford Arts Club at Black Hall, Watercolours and Drawings by Paul Nash, February 1949, no. 25.
London, Leicester Galleries, Paul Nash: a Private Collection of Watercolours and Drawings, May 1953, no. 40.
London, Leicester Galleries, August 1958, no. 9, catalogue not traced.
London, Redfern Gallery, Paul Nash, April 1961, no. 76.
London, Thomas Agnew & Sons, 90th Annual Exhibition of Water-Colours and Drawings, February - March 1963, no. 87, as 'Cumulus Clouds'.
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Lot Essay

Nash painted another version of Cumulus Head in oil in 1944 (A. Causey, Paul Nash, London, 1980, p. 464, no. 1174, pl. 383).

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