9 June 2006
John Northcote Nash, R.A. (1893-1977)
The Mill Pond
signed 'John Nash' (lower left)
oil on canvas laid on board
15½ x 24 in. (39.5 x 61 cm.)
Painted circa 1936.
with French Gallery, London.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 25 October 1972, lot 146.
Sir William and Lady Hayter, New College, Oxford.
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A. Freer, John Nash The Delighted Eye, Aldershot, 1993, p. 73, illustrated.
The scene bears many similarities to Wormingford Mill in Suffolk, which Nash returned to in his pictures on many occasions.
We are very grateful to Allen Freer for his assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.
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