6 June 2008
Dora Carrington (1893-1932)
The barque Harmony in the ice off the Labrador Coast
oil, ink, silver foil and mixed media on glass
4 x 5 in. (10.2 x 12.6 cm.)
Painted circa 1929.
A gift from the artist to Bernard Penrose and by descent.
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J. Hill, The Art of Dora Carrington, London, 1994, pp. 119 and 124, illustrated.
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