Details
PAUL NASH (1889-1946)
Denizens of the Forest of Dean
signed 'Paul Nash' (lower left)
pencil and watercolour on paper
11 x 15 1⁄2 in. (27.9 x 39.4 cm.)
Executed in 1938.
Provenance
with Leicester Galleries, London.
Dr Gwendolen Brown.
Dowager Countess of Listowel.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 12 June 1987, lot 319, where purchased for the present collection.
Literature
J. Morton Shand, 'Object and Landscape', Country Life, 3 June 1939, pp. 592-593, illustrated.
M. Eates, Paul Nash: The Master of the Image, London, 1973, pp. 101, 130, pl. 82a.
A. Bertram, Paul Nash: Portrait of an Artist, London, 1955, p. 245.
A. Causey, Paul Nash, Oxford, 1980, pp. 298, 442, no. 928, pl. 349.
Exhibited
London, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Paintings and Watercolours by Paul Nash, December 1938, no. 14.
London, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Pictures for Collectors, January - February 1939, no. 2.
London, Arthur Tooth & Sons, New Paintings by Eve Kirk and Paul Nash, July 1939, no. 7.
London, Redfern Gallery, An exhibition of works from John Tunnard, Sigmund Pollitzer, Ben Nicholson, Paul Nash, Henry Moore, Graham Sutherland, Barbara Hepworth, Leslie Hurry, and Alastair Morton, October - November 1941, no. 16.
London, Redfern Gallery, Watercolours by Paul Nash, June - July 1942, no. 28.
New York, American British Art Centre, 1942-3, catalogue not traced.
Cheltenham, Art Gallery, Paintings, Drawings and Designs by Paul Nash, June - July 1945, no. 34.
London, Arts Council of Great Britain, Tate Gallery, Paul Nash: Memorial Exhibition: Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings, March - May 1948, no. 121: this exhibition travelled to Leicester, May - June 1948; Sheffield, June - July 1948; Scarborough, July - August 1948; Folkstone, August 1948; and Manchester, September 1948.

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