THE POINTING FINGER
signed: E. J. Burra (lower right)
watercolour, gouache, pen and ink and pencil on paper
77.5 by 55.5 cm.; 30½ by 22 in.
Executed in 1932.
We are grateful to Dr. Jane Stevenson for her kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.
Gerald Corcoran, London, from whom acquired by Neil ‘Bunny’ Roger in the mid 1940s
His Estate, from whom acquired by the present owner in 1997
J. Rothenstein, Edward Burra, Penguin Books, London, 1945, illustrated pl. 3, n.p.
A. Causey, Edward Burra: Complete Catalogue, Phaidon Press, Oxford, 1985, no. 96, illustrated
London, Tate, Edward J. Burra, May - July 1973, p. 96, no. 60
London, Lefevre Fine Art Limited, Edward Burra 1905-1976, 11 May - 17 June 2005, no. 6, p. 20, illustrated p. 21