London, South Kensington
15 December 2011
Conroy Maddox (1912-2005)
signed and dated 'Conroy Maddox 39' (lower right)
ink and gouache
11½ x 16 in. (29.2 x 40.6 cm.)
Purchased at the 1996 exhibition by the present owner.
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London, Blond Fine Art, Conroy Maddox. Gouaches of the 1940's, March - April 1984, no. 8.
London, The Westbourne Gallery, Proud to be British, February- March 1996, no. 92.
The motif of wispy white filaments was specific to Maddox's work between 1939 and 1940. The incorporation of a staircase within a figure began in 1939 and culminated in Maddox's monstrous anthropomorphic landscapes, which illustrated Stefan Schimanski's Knight and Devil, Billericay, 1942.
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