13 Mar 1910 - 31 Oct 1973
tempera on duck
91.7 x 152.3 cm; 116.3 x 177.3 x 9.3 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., black paint "Evans 49".
Not on display
Shown in 6 exhibitions
Artists of fame and promise: part two, 1949, The Leicester Galleries, London, 19 Aug 1949–17 Sep 1949
Modern British Painting 1900-1949, The Heffer Gallery, Cambridge, Oct 1949–Nov 1949
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1952, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Mar 1953–24 May 1953
Merlyn Evans Retrospective 1927-1956, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 04 Oct 1956–04 Nov 1956
Paintings by European masters: Adelaide Festival of Arts 1960, National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 12 Mar 1960–26 Mar 1960
Modern Britain 1900-1960, NGV: International, Melbourne, 15 Nov 2007–24 Feb 2008
Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW in London 1952
Referenced in 11 publications
Ernest Brown and Phillips Ltd, London, Catalogue of the seventeenth annual exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculpture by artists of fame and of promise: part two, London, 1949. cat.no. 120
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 55 (illus.).
Ted Gott, Laurie Benson and Sophie Matthiesson, Modern Britain 1900-1960, Melbourne, 2007, 252 (colour illus.).
Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 78. cat.no. 613
European Masters', The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1960: Souvenir catalogue of special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'Paintings, Adelaide, 1960. cat.no. 3
Eric Newton, Sunday Times, 'An Important Picture', London, 28 Aug 1949.
Whitechapel Art Gallery, Merlyn Evans, London, 1956, (illus.). Plate no. XIII
Editor Unknown (Editor), South Wales Post, Unknown, 27 Oct 1955.
Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily Mail, London, 07 Sep 1949, (illus.).
Editor Unknown (Editor), Rand Daily Mail, Johannesburg, 31 Aug 1949.
Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily Graphic, Unknown, 30 Aug 1949.