signed Lanyon and dated 61 (lower centre); also signed Lanyon, dated 61, titled and inscribed (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
unframed: 152.5 by 122cm.; 60 by 48in.
framed: 156 by 125cm.; 61½ by 49¼in.
Executed in 1961.
Gimpel Fils Gallery, London, where acquired by the present owners in 1961
Anon., 'British Abstractions', Time (Atlantic edition), vol. 78, no. 7, 18 August 1961, pp 42-8, illustrated p. 43
John Dalton, 'Lanyon and Landscape', The Studio, vol. 164, no. 835, November 1962, pp. 178-81, illustrated p. 181
Andrew Causey, Peter Lanyon: His Painting, Aidan Ellis, Henley-on-Thames, 1971, p. 64, no. 166
Tom Cross, Painting the Warmth of the Sun: St Ives Artists 1935-1975, rev. ed., Halsgrove, Wellington, 2008, p. 119
Toby Treves and Barnaby Wright, 'Peter Lanyon's Gliding Paintings: An Introduction', Soaring Flight: Peter Lanyon's Gliding Paintings, exh. cat., Courtauld Gallery, London, 2015, pp. 20, 23, illustrated fig. 5 (dated 1960)
Toby Treves, Peter Lanyon: Catalogue Raisonne of the Oil Paintings and Three-Dimensional Works, Modern Art Press, London, 2018, no. 484, p. 498-9, illustrated
Zurich, Gimpel and Hanover Galerie, Peter Lanyon 1918-1964: Bilder 1960-1964, 17 September - 17 October 1964, no. 3 (not exhibited)