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PAUL NASH (1889-1946)
The Blue Pool
signed and inscribed 'Paul Nash/Blue Pool no. 3' (lower right)

pencil and watercolour on paper
15 1⁄2 x 22 1⁄2 in. (39.4 x 57.2 cm.)
Executed in 1938.
Provenance
(possibly) with Leicester Galleries, London, where purchased by Edward Lysaght, 1938.
Anonymous sale; Sothebys, London, 6 April 1960, lot 20.
(possibly) Leslie Banks.
with David Gibbs & Co.
Lady Black.
Her sale; Christie's, 12 July 1974, lot 289.
Acquired from Thomas Agnew & Sons, London in June 2004.
Literature
M. Eates, Paul Nash: The Master of the Image, London, 1973, p. 129.
A. Causey, Paul Nash, Oxford, 1980, p. 438, no. 895.
Exhibited
London, Redfern Gallery, March 1938, possibly no. 10, catalogue not traced.
London, Leicester Galleries, Exhibition of Recent Works by Paul Nash, 1938, possibly no. 25.
London, National Gallery, Six Watercolour Painters of Today, 1941, possibly no. 36.
London, Thomas Agnew & Sons, From Sickert to Sutherland: A Selection of Modern British Drawings 1910-60, June - July 2004, no. 59, catalogue not traced.

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