All the Colours of the Rainbow, circa 1930
Framed (ref: 179)
Oil, en grisaille, 16 x 20 in. (40.5 x 50.8 cm.)
Provenance: ICI Corporate Collection until 2002 (commissioned from the artist by ICI 1930)
This self-portrait, painted in whites and greys, depicts the artist seated as a muse at work. A self-portrait of 1925, exhibited at the Royal Academy, was awarded a Silver Medal. A later self-portrait, dating from 1944, is in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG 5884).