• Paul Nash
  • Salome 1931

    oil on canvas
    signed with initial lower right

    30 x 20 ¼ in / 76 x 51 cm

    Maurice J. Speiser, circa 1931-2
    Parke-Bernet, New York, 1944
    Waddington & Tooth Galleries, London, where acquired by the present owner, 10th May 1978


    Arthur Tooth & Sons, London, Recent Developments in British Painting, 1st - 17th October 1931, cat.no.3
    Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, Winter Exhibition, 1931


    John Armstrong, Tooth's Recent Developments in British Painting, Weekend Review, 17th October 1931
    New York Times, November 1932, illus
    Pennsylvania Museum Bulletin, January 1932, illus
    Herbert Read,
     Art Now, 1960, illus pl.110, no. PN30
    Margot Eates,
     Paul Nash: 1889-1946, John Murray Ltd, London, 1973, p.124 (date of execution given as 1932)
    Andrew Causey,
     Paul Nash, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1980, cat. no.702, illus pl.42, p.44
    James King,
     Interior Landscapes: A Life of Paul Nash, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1987, p.130